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Diary September 27, 1944

German soldier on a knocked-out T-34
German soldier on a knocked-out T-34 tank at the ‘Sigulda Line’.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, September 27, 1944:

Russian Front

2nd and 3rd Belorussian Fronts make unsuccessful attempt to storm the ‘Sigulda Line’, northeast of Riga.

Western Front

British 2nd Army makes limited advances South of Arnhem.

Air War

Germany: RAF bombers batter marshaling yards east of the Rhine. USAAF bombers attacking Cologne and dropping 1,113 t of bombs.

Home Fronts

USA: Death of Aimee Semple McPherson (‘Sister Aimee’), charismatic and controversial evangelist; aged 53.

Neutrals

Sweden: Swedish ports closed to German shipping.

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