27 Sep 1943
  • One of the Nazi officials in Rome demanded that the Jewish community pay one hundred pounds of gold within thirty-six hours or three hundred Jews would be taken prisoner. The Vatican would open its treasury to help the Jews reach the required amount. ww2dbase [Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust | CPC]
  • German troops started to withdraw all forces out of Ukraine to defensive positions on the west side of the Dnieper River. ww2dbase [TH]
Italy Japan Pacific Ocean
  • USS S-44 was attacked by a Japanese aircraft, suffering no damage. ww2dbase [S-44 | CPC]
Russia US Pacific Islands

27 Sep 1943 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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