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This Day in History: 1945-03-27

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill sails to eastern banks of Rhine.  General Dwight D. Eisenhower told reporters in Paris that German defenses on the Western Front had been broken.  U.S. 20th Army Corps captures Wiesbaden, Germany.  Operation Starvation, the aerial mining of Japan’s ports and waterways begins.  7th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats NYU 49-44.  DePaul beats Bowling Green for NIT title.  Ella Fitzgerald & Delta Rhythm Boys record “It’s Only a Paper Moon”.

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