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 [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 [Main Article | CPC]

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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Thomas Dodd, late 1945