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This Day in History: 1944-08-21

The United States, Great Britain, the Soviet Union and China opened talks at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington that helped pay the way for the establishment of the United Nations.  Germans storm Polish troops up Hill 262, or the Mont Ormel ridge in Normandy .  Edvard Grieg’s operetta  “Song of Norway” (Musical adaptation by Robert Wright and George Forest) premieres in NYC.  Raid on Jewish childrens house in Secrétan/St-Mandé, Paris, France.  U.S.  Army XII Corps occupies Sens France.

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