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Today in history: July 17
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Today in history: July 17

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Following Nazi Germany’s surrender, President Harry Truman, Soviet leader Josef Stalin and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill began meeting at Potsdam in the final Allied summit of World War II, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1956, the first trans-Atlantic telephone cable officially went into service with a three-way ceremonial call between New York, Ottawa and L…

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