This Day in Naval History – Mar. 1

Monday, March 01, 2010

1942 - U-656 becomes the first German submarine of World War II to be sunk by Naval air (VP-82).

1954 - 1st of 6 detonations, Operation Castle nuclear test.

(Source: Navy News Service)

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