This Day in U.S. Naval History – January 3

Monday, January 03, 2011

1904 - Marines from USS Dixie arrive in Panama

1944 - Top Marine ace MAJ Boyington captured after shooting down 28 aircraft

1945 - Third Fleet carriers begin a 2 day attack against Formosa destroying 100 aircraft with loss of only 22 aircraft.

(Source: Navy News Service)

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