Events occurring on Wednesday, March 27, 1940  
  The Battle of the Atlantic  
  The U-22, commanded by Kapitänleutnant Karl-Heinrich Jenisch, went missing in the North Sea possibly lost when it struck a mine. Of the 27 man crew, all hands were lost. During its career the under Kapitänleutnant Jenisch the U-22 sank 1 warship and 2 auxiliary warships and sank 6 merchant ships for a total of 7,344 tons.  
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