27 Dec 1942
  • Hitler authorized the German Armeegruppe A and Armeegruppe Don to withdraw 150 miles to a new defensive line in southern Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • The Ki-67 medium bomber, also known as the Japanese Army Type 4 Heavy Bomber, took its maiden flight. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Alaska
  • USS S-28 departed Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska for her fourth war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Australia
  • USS Wahoo began a scheduled overhaul at Brisbane, Australia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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




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