Diary July 11, 1945

US bombers in Switzerland
An entire air armada of B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator bombers, which were making emergency landings during the war in Switzerland. In total, there are 186 four-engined US bombers that are released by Switzerland only after the surrender of Japan.
Diary for Wednesday, July 11, 1945:

Air War

Redeployment of 2,118 4-engined bombers of 8th AF from Britain to the USA (en route for Pacific) completed within 51 days.

Home Front

CanadaGeneral Election: Liberals, 119 seats; Progressive Conservatives, 65; C.C.F., 28; Others, 33. Liberal Prime Minister Mackenzie King defeated at Prince Albert (Saskatchewan); he is re-elected at by-election August 6, 1945.

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