Today in U.S. Naval History: February 19

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Painting from the U.S. Library of Congress of the frigate USS Constitution

Today in U.S. Naval History - February 19

1814 - USS Constitution captures British brig Catherine

1945 - Marines with naval gunfire support land on Iwo Jima; island secured March.16

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

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