11 Nov 1944
  • US Third Army established 3 bridgeheads across the Moselle River in northern France. In response, German First Armee moved its headquarters out of Metz. ww2dbase [TH]
  • US 83rd Infantry Division became part of the VIII Corps of the First Army of US 12th Army Group. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Destroyer Yuzuki departed Manila, Luzon, Philippine Islands, escorting carrier Junyo and cruiser Tone. ww2dbase [Yuzuki | CPC]
  • In Italy, 1st Brazilian Fighter Group (12th Air Force) commenced P-47 operations in squadrons formed exclusively by their own pilots and picking their own targets. ww2dbase [AC]
  • USS Sennet departed northeastern United States for the Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [Sennet | CPC]
  • Jacques Leroy was awarded the Iron Cross 1st Class. ww2dbase [Jacques Leroy | CPC]
Caroline Islands
  • USS Franklin departed Ulithi, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Franklin | Ulithi | CPC]
  • USS Permit arrived at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, ending her fourtheenth war patrol. ww2dbase [Permit | Pearl Harbor, Oahu | CPC]
  • The first Brazilian Fighter Squadron (flying P-47D Thunderbolt aircraft) commenced operations with the 12th Air Force in Italy. ww2dbase [AC]
  • The US submarine Scamp was depth charged and sunk by Japanese aircraft whilst on patrol south of Tokyo Bay, Japan. ww2dbase [Scamp | AC]
  • Light carrier Ryuho departed Kure, Japan and arrived at Uji, Japan later on the same day. ww2dbase [Ryuho | Kure, Hiroshima | CPC]
Philippines Russia
  • Allied convoy RA-61A departed the Kola Inlet near Murmansk, Russia. ww2dbase [Arctic Convoys | Murmansk | CPC]
United Kingdom United States Photo(s) dated 11 Nov 1944
Ground crew extinguishing fire aboard B-17 Flying Fortress bomber United States battleship USS Wisconsin at the Pearl Harbor Naval Base tying up alongside the hulk of the battleship Oklahoma, which had been decommissioned just two months earlier, 11 Nov 1944.Carrier Shinano in Tokyo Bay, Japan, 11 Nov 1944US Navy pilot Ensign C. V.

11 Nov 1944 Interactive Map

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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