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Today in World War II History—May 27, 1943

Lt. Louis Zamperini, bombardier, inspecting a hole in his B-24D Liberator, Superman, damaged over Nauru, 20 Apr 1943; photo taken at Funafuti in Gilbert Islands (US National Archives)

Lt. Louis Zamperini, bombardier, inspecting a hole in his B-24D Liberator, Superman, damaged over Nauru, 20 Apr 1943; photo taken at Funafuti in Gilbert Islands (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—May 27, 1943: In Paris, Jean Moulin presides over first meeting of National Council of the Resistance.

US Seventh Air Force B-24 on a sea search between Hawaii and Palmyra ditches; pilot Russell Phillips and bombardier Lt. Louis Zamperini (Unbroken) will spend 45 days at sea before being captured by the Japanese.

2 Responses to “Today in World War II History—May 27, 1943”

  1. Judy I.

    I love all of the pieces of history that you pass on to us each day. I know that I look forward to receiving your email with the new history that you have uncovered to share with all of us. I want to thank you sincerely for these pieces of history that you have uncovered & share with all of us.