27 Mar 1938
  • A Do 18W flying boat established a seaplane record flying non-stop in a straight distance of 8,391 kilometers from Start Point, Devon, England, United Kingdom to Caravelas, Brazil. ww2dbase [Do 18 | CPC]
China
  • Japanese troops began to enter the town of Tai'erzhuang in Shandong Province; Chinese troops forced the Japanese to fight for every block. ww2dbase [Battle of Xuzhou | Tai'erzhuang, Shandong | CPC]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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