Get new blog posts sent directly to your email inbox!

Today in World War II History

Read Today's Article

Today in World War II History—November 27, 1942

French ships Strasbourg, Colbert, Algérie, and Marseillaise burning in Toulon harbor, France, after being scuttled, 28 Nov 1942; photo taken by RAF aircraft (Library of Congress: LC-USW33-026496-D)

French ships Strasbourg, Colbert, Algérie, and Marseillaise burning in Toulon harbor, France, after being scuttled, 28 Nov 1942; photo taken by RAF aircraft (Library of Congress: LC-USW33-026496-D)

80 Years Ago—Nov. 27, 1942: Germans occupy Toulon, France.

French scuttle fleet in Toulon so warships won’t fall into German hands—77 ships are destroyed.

Goodrich produces its first bale of synthetic rubber in the US rubber program.

US Army introduces K ration, with three meal packages for breakfast, dinner, and supper.

Comments are closed.

The Sound of Light by Sarah Sundin
“Sundin’s craft is inimitable, and her literary finesse radiates from every page.”
—Booklist starred review for The Sound of Light
Coming Soon!

A Free Gift for You

Make It Do - The US Home Front in World War II

When you subscribe to my monthly enewsletter, you’ll also receive “Make It Do – The US Home Front in World War II,” a collection of my popular blog posts. As a subscriber, you’ll also be the first to learn about my upcoming novels.