WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, September 27, 1944:
2nd and 3rd Belorussian Fronts make unsuccessful attempt to storm the ‘Sigulda Line’, northeast of Riga.
British 2nd Army makes limited advances South of Arnhem.
Germany: RAF bombers batter marshaling yards east of the Rhine. USAAF bombers attacking Cologne and dropping 1,113 t of bombs.
USA: Death of Aimee Semple McPherson (‘Sister Aimee’), charismatic and controversial evangelist; aged 53.
Sweden: Swedish ports closed to German shipping.