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Diary May 11, 1945

Carrier hit by Kamikaze
US carrier Bunker Hill after hit by Kamikaze planes.
Diary for Friday, May 11, 1945:

Sea War

Pacific: Carrier Bunker Hill (TF 58) hit by 3 Kamikaze planes off Okinawa; 392 killed, 264 wounded.

Russian Front

Russians launch final assault on German forces still holding out in Bohemia.

Okinawa

10th Army launches co­ordinated attacks on both flanks of Shuri Line.

New Guinea

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.

Occupied countries

France: German garrison of Dunkirk surrenders to Czech troops.

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