Today in World War II History—March 27, 1942
80 Years Ago—Mar. 27, 1942: Gen. Sir Thomas Blamey assumes command of Australian forces.
US Navy approves convoys along East Coast, starting with “bucket brigades” April 1 and full convoys by May 5.
Congress grants free mail privileges for military personnel on first-class materials.
Johnny Mercer and Buddy DeSylva found Liberty Records; will be renamed Capitol Records in May.