Today in U.S. Naval History: February 13

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Arlington, Va. "Radio" Masts for the Navy's wireless station (Harris & Ewing glass negative)

Today in U.S. Naval History - February 13

1854 - Admiral Perry anchors off Yokosuka, Japan to receive Emperor's reply to treaty proposal

1913 - Naval Radio Station, Arlington, Va. begins operations

1945 - First naval units enter Manila Bay since 1942

1968 - Operation Coronado XI begins in Mekong Delta

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

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