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This Day In History: 1944-12-03

US 5th Armored division occupies Brandenburg, Hurtgenwald, Germany.  British order to disarm causes general strike in Greece.   Hungarian death march of Jews ends.  Anton Mussert puts Arthur Seyss-Inquart’s plan for small Nazi-Europe in motion. The merger of the National Football League (NFL) Chicago Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Steelers was dissolved the day after the season ended. The team was 0-10 for the year.  A Civil War breaks out in newly-liberated Greece between communists and royalists.   Britain’s Home Guard (‘Dad’s Army’) is officially stood down at a special farewell parade in Hyde Park, London.

 

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