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11 Jul 1944
  • US VII Corps met resistance attacking toward Saint-L?, France. ww2dbase [Normandy Campaign, Phase 1 | TH]
  • The last 35,000 men of German 4.Armee surrendered to Soviet troops at Minsk, Byelorussia. ww2dbase [Operation Bagration | TH]
  • Claus von Stauffenberg was summoned to see Adolf Hitler in Berchtesgaden, Germany regarding the situation of the Home Army. ww2dbase [Claus von Stauffenberg | CPC]
  • Leng Peishu, flying a P-40N fighter, scored his first victory while covering B-24 bombers, shooting down one Ki-43-II aircraft of Japanese 48th Sentai, while damaging another. ww2dbase [Leng Peishu | CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • Japanese 18th Army under Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi launched a counterattack in the Aitape-New Hollandia area in New Guinea, placing pressure on American troops but sustaining heavy casualties. ww2dbase [New Guinea-Papua Campaign, Phase 3 | CPC]
Finland Japan Singapore
  • Kamoi completed receiving a new coat of paint at Singapore. ww2dbase [Kamoi | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • London, England, United Kingdom received many V-1 bombs and over 38 deaths were reported. The worst incident, killing 14, was at Annerley Road in Crystal Palace, south-east London. At Public House, The Paxon's Arms was hit close by in Clapham, 11 people in the pub were killed. At Deptford, south-east London, 11 dock workers were killed, with cranes and workshops destroyed. ww2dbase [V-Weapons Campaign | Vergeltungswaffe 1 | HM]
US Pacific Islands
  • USS Whale arrived at Midway Atoll, ending her eighth war patrol. ww2dbase [Midway Bases | Whale | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 11 Jul 1944
American 105mm Howitzer M3 shelling German forces near Carentan, France, 11 Jul 1944Battleship Massachusetts underway at 15 knots off Point Wilson, Washington, United States, 11 Jul 1944US battleship Massachusetts leaving Puget Sound Navy Yard, Washington, United States following a wartime refit, 11 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 3US battleship Massachusetts leaving Puget Sound Navy Yard, Washington, United States following a wartime refit, 11 Jul 1944, photo 2 of 3
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Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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