This Day in Naval History - January 25th

U.S. Navy
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

From the Navy News Service:

  • 1922 - Cruiser USS Galveston (CL 19) lands her Marine Corps detachment at Corinto, Nicaragua, to reinforce the Managua legation guard during a period of political tension.
  • 1945 - Navy surface forces bombard Japanese positions at Iwo Jima.
  • 1963 - The 1st Seabee Technical Assistance Team arrives in Vietnam.
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