This Day in Naval History - Aug. 20

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1952 - In inter-service air operation at , U.S. Navy, Marine and Air Force aircraft destroy 80 percent of assigned area.
1959 - USS Thetis Bay (LPH 6) completes six-day humanitarian operation after floods in .
1969 - Navy Seabees and Sailors from Helicopter Training Squadron (HT) 8 evacuated 820 people from Pass Christian, , after Hurricane Camille.

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