11 Oct 1945

China
  • US Marines landed on the southern coast of Shandong Province, China to slow the Chinese Communist advance. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Shyler Cammann and four other US Navy personnel became the first to depart Sino-American Special Technical Cooperative Organization (SACO) Camp Four in China. They would return to the US via Chongqing and then Shanghai. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Mao Zedong departed Chongqing. China for Yen'an, leaving Nationalist-Communist negotiations to his more capable lieutenant Zhou Enlai. ww2dbase [CPC]
French Indochina
  • British Lieutenant Colonel E. D. Murray traveled from Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Saigon, Cochinchina. Murray proposed the arrest of Prime Minister Son Ngoc Thanh of Cambodia, and the notion was supported by French General Philippe Leclerc. ww2dbase [Philippe Leclerc | CPC]
Panama Canal Zone
  • USS Enterprise departed the Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [Enterprise | CPC]
United States
  • Submarine Pollack was struck from the US Naval Register. ww2dbase [Pollack | CPC]
  • Submarine R-5 was struck from the US Naval Register. ww2dbase [R-5 | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 11 Oct 1945
USS North Carolina transiting the Panama Canal, 11 Oct 1945?mile Bertin off French Indochina, 11 Oct 1945

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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Famous WW2 Quote
"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945