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December 27, 1941
Today in World War II Pacific History
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Saturday, December 27, 1941
US Army: General MacArthur declares Manila to be an "open city" in the hopes of sparing it from attack. MacArthur's tactic fails as the Japanese bomb the city the next day.

USAAF: Sixteen B-17s took off from Hickam Field on a search missions around Hawaii. Returning B-17E 41-2402 ditches, crew rescued three days later.

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