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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.

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