Today in U.S. Naval History: February 11

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Today in U.S. Naval History - February 11

1862 - SecNav directs formation of organization to evaluate new inventions and technical development which eventually led to National Academy of Science.

1971 - U.S. and USSR sign a treaty prohibiting the deployment of nuclear weapons on the ocean floor.

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval History and Heritage Command website at history.navy.mil.

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