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Today in U.S. Naval History: January 6

January 6, 2014

USS Hopper. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jon Dasbach

USS Hopper. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jon Dasbach

Today in U.S. Naval History - January 6

1916 - First enlisted flight training class at Pensacola, Fla.

1942 - Japanese capture 11 Navy Nurses in Manila, Philippines

1967- Operation Deckhouse V begins in Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

1996 - USS Hopper, named for R.Adm. Grace Hopper, launched.

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



 
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