This Day in Naval History - March 26


Story Number: NNS011215-27Release Date: 12/15/2001 6:34:00 PM
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From the Navy News Service

1942 - Adm. Ernest King becomes both Chief of Naval Operations and Commander, U.S. Fleet.
1943 - The Battle of Komandorski Islands prevents Japanese reinforcements from reaching Attu.
1966 - Operation Jackstay is the Navy's first amphibious assault in Vietnam's inland waters.
1968 - Operation Bold Dragon III begins in the Mekong Delta.

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center Web site at www.history.navy.mil.

 
 
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