Today in U.S. Naval History: January 7
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
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Today in U.S. Naval History - January 7

1960 - Launch of first fully-guided flight of Polaris missile at Cape Canaveral (flew 900 miles)

1967 - Mobile Riverine Force begins arriving at Vung Tau, Vietnam

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