This Day in Navy History

Wednesday, October 24, 2007
October 24, 1944 - In air-sea battle in the Sibuyan Sea, carrier aircraft attack Japanese Center Force. 1958 - USS Kleinsmith (APD-134) evacuates U.S. nationals from Nicaro, Cuba. 1962 - Atlantic Fleet begins quarantine operations to force Soviet Union to agree to remove ballistic missiles and long range bombers from Cuba. [Source: www.history.navy.mil]

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