This Day in Naval History - Sept. 15

Monday, September 17, 2007
1944 - Invasion of Peleliu, Palau Islands, after several days of intensive carrier aircraft bombing and ship bombardment.

1950 - U.S. forces under Vice Adm. Arthur Struble achieve an amphibious landing at Inchon, Korea.

1967 - Operation Crimson Tide in Mekong Delta.

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


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