27 Mar 1940
  • New Zealand Prime Minister Michael Savage died from cancer. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • The French government requested the Soviet Union to recall its ambassador to Paris, France. ww2dbase [Paris | CPC]
US Pacific Islands
  • A dredge was towed to Midway Atoll to begin work to enlarge the basin and channels between the two main islands. ww2dbase [Midway Bases | Midway | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 27 Mar 1940
General Victor Denain, General Wladyslaw Sikorski, and General Józef Zajac at the Polish Air Force training center at Bron, Poland, 27 Mar 1940; note MS 406 fighters

27 Mar 1940 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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