This Day in History: 1944-08-17
The 4th Canadian Armored Division occupiers Trun, Normandy. Canadian 2nd Division captures Falaise, Normandy. German Field Marshal Walter Model replaces Günther von Kluge in Normandy. Soviet troops arrive at Austria-Prussia border. U.S. Army XII Corps occupies Orleans. U.S. 320th Infantry Regiment occupies Châteaudun, France. New York Yankees 2B Johnny Lindell ties a record with 4 consecutive doubles in Yankees 10-3 win over the Cleveland Indians.