This Day in Naval History – April 23

Thursday, April 23, 2009

1918 - USS Stewart destroys German submarine off France

1945 - In only U.S. use of guided missiles in WW II, 2 BAT missiles release at Balikiapan, Borneo

1956 - Project Vanguard, earth satellite launching program, assigned to DCNO (Air)

(Source: Navy News Service)

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