This Day in Naval History – March 11

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

1935 - Birth of Naval Security Group when OP-20G became the Communications Security Group

1941 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs Lend-Lease Act

1942 - In a PT boat, LCDR John Bulkeley leaves the Philippines to take General Douglas MacArthur to Australia

1945 - Use of first Navy landing craft to cross Rhine River at Bad Neuenahr

1965 - Market Time patrols begin off South Vietnam coast

(Source: Navy News Service)

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