Today in U.S. Naval History: August 22

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USS Passumpsic (U.S. Navy photo)

Today in U.S. Naval History - August 22

1912 - Birthday of Dental Corps

1945 - First surrender of Japanese garrison at end of World War II; USS Levy receives surrender of Mille Atoll in Marshall Islands

1980 - USS Passumpsic rescues 28 Vietnamese refugees

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

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