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Today in World War II History—Sept. 27, 1943

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (US Air Force photo)

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (US Air Force photo)

75 Years Ago—Sept. 27, 1943: US 8th Air Force P-47 Thunderbolt fighters escort bombers all the way to targets in Germany for the first time.

Soviets take Temyruk, Russia, last German-held port on the Black Sea.

On the night of Sept. 26-27, Australian commandos enter Singapore Harbor on a fishing boat and sink or damage 7 Japanese ships with limpet mines.

Australian commandos and crew of MV Krait en route to Singapore, September 1943 (Australian War Memorial: 045421)

Australian commandos and crew of MV Krait en route to Singapore, September 1943 (Australian War Memorial: 045421)

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