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11 Jul 1941

Atlantic Ocean
  • Leonardo da Vinci sighted a freighter in the Atlantic Ocean at 1100 hours. At 1218 hours, the target was identified as the Spanish Navy tanker Pluton. ww2dbase [Leonardo da Vinci | CPC]
  • Maggiore Baracca searched for a reported Allied convoy in the Atlantic Ocean. ww2dbase [Maggiore Baracca | CPC]
  • Alessandro Malaspina was ordered to move to a new patrol area in the Atlantic Ocean. At 1130 hours, she sighted Portuguese freighter Quanza and submerged to approach; after positive identification, she abandoned the pursuit. ww2dbase [Alessandro Malaspina | CPC]
  • Kaga arrived at Ariake Bay at Kyushu, Japan. ww2dbase [Kaga | CPC]
  • As the German 1.Panzergruppe marched near Kiev, Ukraine, Stalin replaced Army commanders. Marshal Voroshilov was given responsibility in the north, Marshal Timoshenko in the center, and Marshal Budyonny in the south. ww2dbase [Operation Barbarossa | TH]
United States Photo(s) dated 11 Jul 1941
Astoria off Mare Island Navy Yard, 11 Jul 1941, photo 1 of 2Astoria off Mare Island Navy Yard, 11 Jul 1941, photo 2 of 2

11 Jul 1941 Interactive Map

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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