27 Jun 1941 Russia
  • Joseph Stalin gave permission to military tribunals to give out death sentences to members of the Red Army without his personal approval. ww2dbase [Joseph Stalin | Moscow | CPC]
United States
  • The US Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the offices of the Socialist Workers Party in Minneapolis and St. Paul in Minnesota, United States, seizing large quantities of Communist literature. ww2dbase [Minnesota | AC]
Yugoslavia
  • The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia appointed Tito as Commander-in-Chief of the Yugoslavian Peoples Army. ww2dbase [Josip Tito | AC]
Photo(s) dated 27 Jun 1941
Norwegian Brigade 2-inch mortar team in training, Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom, 27 Jun 1941Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 27 Jun 1941

27 Jun 1941 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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