This Day in Naval History - Aug. 22

Wednesday, August 22, 2007
1912 - Birthday of the Navy Dental Corps.

1945 - First surrender of Japanese garrison at end of World War II; USS Levy (DE 162) receives surrender of Mille Atoll in Marshall Islands.

1980 - USS Passumpsic (AO 107) rescues 28 Vietnamese refugees.

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

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