This Day in Naval History – March 26

Thursday, March 26, 2009

1942 - ADM King becomes both Chief of Naval Operations and Commander, U.S. Fleet

1943 - Battle of Komandorski Islands, prevents Japanese reinforcements from reaching Attu

1966 - Operation Jackstay in Navy's first amphibious assault in Vietnam's inland waters

1968 - Operation Bold Dragon III began in Mekong Delta

(Source: Naval News Service)

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