This Day in Naval History – March 30

Monday, March 30, 2009

1954 - Carrier aircraft began reconnaissance near Dien Bien Phu, Indochina

1960 - Launch of first fully integrated Fleet Ballistic Missile from USS Observation Island

1973 - Naval Advisory Group and Naval forces, Vietnam disestablished and last U.S. prisoners of war left Vietnam.

1975 - Evacuation of Danang by sea began

(Source: Navy News Service)

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