This Day in Naval History – August 10

Monday, August 10, 2009

1916 - First Naval aircraft production contract, for N-9s

1921 - General Order establishes the Bureau of Aeronautics under RADM William Moffett

1944 - Guam secured by U.S. forces.

1964 - Signing of Gulf of Tonkin Resolution which is used as the starting point of the Vietnam Conflict

(Source: Navy News Service)

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