This Day in History: 1944-08-14
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives at Corsica. Operation Tractable, the final offensive conducted by Canadian and Polish troops and supported by one brigade of British tanks as part of the Battle of Normandy begins. Soviet offensive at Weichsel (Vistula River area of Poland). The U.S. government allowed the manufacture of certain domestic appliances, such as electric ranges and vacuum cleaners, to resume on a limited basis.