This Day in Naval History – Feb. 18

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

1846 - General order on Port and Starboard

1944 - Amphibious Force under RADM Hill lands troops on Engebi Island, Eniwetok

1955 - 1st of 14 detonations, Operation Teapot nuclear test

(Source: Navy News Service)


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