Today in World War II History—January 11, 1943
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Jan. 11, 1943: US, Britain, and China sign treaties giving up US and British extraterritorial rights in China.
US Twelfth Air Force begins anti-shipping patrols in Sicilian straits.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt departs from Miami for the Casablanca Conference on Pan Am’s Dixie Clipper, the first US president to fly in an airplane while in office, and the first president to leave the US during time of war.