Today in World War II History—September 27, 1941
80 Years Ago—Sept. 27, 1941: Liberty Fleet Day: US launches first 14 Liberty cargo ships, led by SS Patrick Henry in Baltimore, MD.
Germans arrest Alois Eliáš, prime minister of Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, for resistance work; he will become the only head of state to be executed by the Nazis.
New song in Top Ten: “I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire.”