Wehrmacht History 1935 to 1945

Menu

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

11th February 1945

WWII Timeline




Events On This Day

United States of America, United Kingdom, and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics issue Yalta declaration.

Eighth Air Force. More than 120 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers bomb Dulmen oil depot and a target road junction. A P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers group provides close escort. 4 P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers groups strafe rail and road transportation in East Netherlands and North West Germany, while 1 other group bombs and strafes a truck park in Germany.

Ninth Air Force. 97 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-26 Marauder medium bombers and A-20 Havoc light bombers bomb Bingen and Modrath marshalling yards. Fighters fly armed reconnaissance and patrols, attack special targets and targets, and attack in cooperation with United States XII Corps across Sauer River North West of Echternach.

Twelfth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) light bombers on night intruder missions attack enemy movement and lights at various points in North Italy, hit bridges in Po Valley, and attack front line positions in North Apennines. In Northeast and Central Po Valley and stores Weather grounds medium bombers but fighters and fighter-bombers blast railroad bridges and lines and supply dumps in Central and West Po areas.

Fifteenth Air Force. Bad weather limits operations to B-24 Liberator heavy bombers supply mission to Yugoslavia during 10-11 February 1945, and to P-38 Lightning fighters reconnaissance missions.

Tenth Air Force. 11 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb troops and supplies at Loilem. 22 P-47 Thunderbolt fighters support ground forces in Mongmit area, hitting buildings at Nabu and Japanese positions South of Myitson. 100 fighter-bombers pound troop concentrations, supplies, ammunition dumps, gun positions, and targets at several locations including Pangsang, Taung-gaing, Panghsapye, Nam Pok, Byaungbyan, Manai, Kutkai, Mongmit, Namun, and Pangmahe-leng. Transports complete 503 sorties to forward bases and over front line areas dropping supplies.

Fourteenth Air Force. 17 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell medium bombers hit railroad yards at Sinyang and Lohochai and locomotive foundry at Hsuchang. 23 P-47 Thunderbolt fighters pound Hankow airfield. 8 fighters hit Anyang airfield and Pinghan railroad targets. B-24 Liberator heavy bombers claim 2 cargo vessels sunk in South China Sea.

Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers attack Corregidor almost continuously throughout the day. Fighter-bombers support ground forces blasting numerous targets from Cauringan to Taytay and at Wawa, Montalban, Antipolo, and Marikina. P-47 Thunderbolt fighters blast train Northeast of Heito. B-24 Liberator heavy bombers fly light strike against Bago.

Twentieth Air Force. 56 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-29 Superfortress heavy bomber's bomb storage dumps around Rangoon. Mission is flown in conjunction with B-24 Liberator heavy bombers of Eastern Air Command's Strategic Air Force which hit target. 9 B-29 Superfortress heavy bomber's from the Marianas carry out reconnaissance mission for Navy. 1 other returns early. Target area covers 135-00E to 148-00E to 30-00N.

Seventh Air Force. 21 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from Saipan, operating in 2 separate forces, bomb airfields and defences on Iwo Jima. 3 others, on armed reconnaissance, bomb Marcus. 25 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers based on Angaur bomb Corregidor. During 11-12 February 1945, 10 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from Saipan fly individual harassment strikes against Iwo Jima.

Eleventh Air Force. Of 7 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers off on an air cover mission for a naval Task Force, only 3 reach the target.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Romford.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Chertsey Mead.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Stoke Common.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Stratford.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Bromley.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Walthamstow.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Romford.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit East Ham.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Lewisham.

Go To: 12th February
Articles:

Gallery

V-2 rocket

Leave a Comment

Name:


Email:


Comments:

CAPTCHA Image Audio Version Refresh

Sources

The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

2194 Days Of War.
ISBN-10: 086136614X

For a complete list of sources
News
WWII News articles from around the world
WWII News

Sponsored Links

WWII Timeline
World War Two Timeline, detailing every event, day by day from 1935 through to 1945.
WWII Timeline

Support This Site
There are many ways to help support this site if you would like more information
Click Here

Join Our Newsletter
To receive the latest news on Book Reviews, Movies and site updates join my free Newsletter

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Bookmark & Share
Please bookmark this site and tell your friends!
Bookmark and Share

This website is NOT meant to promote Nazism, the politics of Adolf Hitler, or any other political ideology. It deals with the subject of German military during a particular period of history nothing else.

©Wehrmacht History

Reliable Web Hosting