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11 Sep 1945
  • Operation Magic Carpet began to return US servicemen back to the United States. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • The Allied Control Council for Austria met at the Hotel Imperial in Vienna, Austria. ww2dbase [CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • A large pro-independence rally was held in the city of Surabaya in eastern Java, Dutch East Indies. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • The Allied occupation administration in Tokyo, Japan announced 39 war criminals and ordered their arrests. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The Allied South East Asia Command officially gave units of Malayan People's Anti-Japanese Army the permission to occupy territory in order to maintain peace in areas vacated by the Japanese. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Troops of Australian 9th Division entered Kuching, Sarawak and liberated the internment camp at Batu Lintang nearby. The division would also establish a military administration on this date. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States
  • USS Hackleback arrived at San Francisco, California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 11 Sep 1945
Hideki Tojo being treated by Americans at SCAP hospital in Tokyo, Japan after his failed suicide attempt, 11 Sep 1945Dr. Nagai of Nagasaki Hospital inspecting damage caused by the atomic bomb, Nagasaki, Japan, 1945; Nagai would die of radiation poisoning a few days after this photo was taken

11 Sep 1945 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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Famous WW2 Quote
"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945