Today in World War II History—December 11, 1940 & 1945
Friday, December 11, 2020 by Sarah Sundin
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.