Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—Sept. 27, 1942: Glenn Miller and his orchestra perform together for last time before Miller enters Army Air Force, at Central Theater, Passaic, NJ. Liberty ship Stephen Hopkins sinks German auxiliary cruiser Stier off South Africa, but sinks too; 15 US survivors make 31-day lifeboat trip to Brazil; first US ship to sink German surface vessel in war.