Diary for Friday, May 11, 1945:
Pacific: Carrier Bunker Hill (TF 58) hit by 3 Kamikaze planes off Okinawa; 392 killed, 264 wounded.
10th Army launches coordinated attacks on both flanks of Shuri Line.
BATTLE OF WEWAK. Australians launch final attack on last Japanese stronghold on North coast. Despite fanatical resistance, tanks and seaborne infantry link up on May 23 and compel Japanese 18th Army to retreat into the forbidding Prince Alexander Mountains.
France: German garrison of Dunkirk surrenders to Czech troops.