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Today in World War II History—November 27, 1941

Joe DiMaggio kissing his bat, 15 Dec 1941 (Library of Congress)

Joe DiMaggio kissing his bat, 15 Dec 1941 (Library of Congress)

80 Years Ago—Nov. 27, 1941: US commanders warn land and naval forces of possible Japanese attacks on Hawaii, the Philippines, Malaya, or Dutch East Indies.

New song in Top Ten: “Chattanooga Choo Choo.”

Joe DiMaggio (New York Yankees) with 56-game hitting streak is voted American League MVP over Ted Williams (Boston Red Sox) with .406 batting average.