This Day in Naval History - May 06

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

By the Navy News Service
1909 - Great White Fleet anchors in .
1916 - First ship-to-shore radio telephone voice conversation from USS New Hampshire off to SECNAV Josephus Daniels in .
1942 - CAPT Milton Miles arrives in , to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China.
1945 - Naval landing force evacuates 500 Marshallese from .

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