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27 Jun 1943
  • British Chiefs of Staff circulated the "German Long-Range Rocket: Evidence Received from All Sources" report with details of German rockets potentially capable of carrying 2 to 8 tons of high explosives. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Heinrich Himmler ordered a new procedure for testing the children born of Eastern European forced laborers; those tested racially inferior were to be left in inadequately-supplied centers for foreign children, where many of whom would die from malnutrition and lack of care. ww2dbase [Heinrich Himmler | CPC]
British Western Pacific Territories
  • Companies Q and P of the US Marine Corps 4th Raider Battalion arrived at Segi, New Georgia to join the remainder of the battalion which had already landed six days prior. They were immediately deployed to attack the small naval base at Viru Harbor. ww2dbase [Solomon Islands Campaign | Segi, New Georgia | CPC]
Germany
  • Despite the Möhne reservoir dam and the Edersee reservoir dam still damaged from the 17 May 1943 British raid, total water output was restored to full capacity by this date, achieved by the implementation of the emergency pumping scheme inaugurated the previous year. ww2dbase [Dambuster Raid | CPC]
Japan
  • USS S-35 detected a Japanese freighter in the Kurile Islands but failed to close in on the ship due to the submarine's slow speed. ww2dbase [S-35 | Hokkaido | CPC]
United States Photo(s) dated 27 Jun 1943
Beaufighter Mk VIF aircraft of No. 272 Squadron RAF Coastal Command at Takali airfield, Malta, 27 Jun 1943

27 Jun 1943 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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