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This Day in History: 1944-10-20

U.S. 1st army wins battle of Aachen (Germany).  General Douglas MacArthur stepped ashore at Leyte in the Philippines, 2 1/2 years after saying “I shall return”.  The Yugoslav cities of Belgrade and Dubrovnik were liberated by Soviet and Yugoslav troops.  Liquid-gas tanks in Cleveland, Ohio, explode killing 135 with 3,600 made homeless.  Revolution by workers & students in Guatemala.


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