This Day in Naval History – April 29

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

1814 - USS Peacock captures HMS Epervier

1898 - U.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba

1944 - Fast carrier task force (12 carriers) commence 2 day bombing of Truk

1975 - Operation Frequent Wind evacuation from Vietnam begins

(Source: Navy News Service)

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