Diary August 27, 1942

German propaganda in France

German propaganda in France: ‘Two generous gestures: Dieppe – Germany releases more than 1,000 PoWs; Rouen – the RAF murdered 140 French civilians.

WW2 War Diary for Thursday, August 27, 1942:

Occupied Territories

France: Hitler orders release of 800 French PoWs as reward for ‘exemplary conduct’ of civil population during Allied raid on Dieppe.

Air War

Finland: Night raid on Helsinki by 60 Russian bombers.

Sea War

Caribbean: Canadian corvette Oakville rams repeatedly and sinks U-boat U-94 in Windward Passage (Cuba-Haiti).

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