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Today in World War II History—December 11, 1940 & 1945

US Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey Jr., 1945 (US Navy photo: 80-G-K-15137)

US Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey Jr., 1945 (US Navy photo: 80-G-K-15137)

80 Years Ago—Dec. 11, 1940: Battleship HMS King George V is commissioned.

75 Years Ago—Dec. 11, 1945: William Halsey is promoted to fleet admiral, the last of four men to achieve this rank; since then no fleet admirals have been appointed.

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