April 11, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Allied troops liberate Basket-Compascuum
  • SS burns & shoots 1,100 at Gardelegen
  • US captures Tsugen Shima
  • US soldiers liberate Nazi concentration camp "Buchenwald"
  • US troops conquers Mulheim, Oberhausen, Bochum, Unna, Essen

Deaths in History

  • Kamiel van Baelen, Flemish resistance fighter (in Dachau), dies at 29