Today in U.S. Naval History: January 9
Today in U.S. Naval History - January 9
1861 - Union steamer Star of the West fired on in Charleston Harbor
1918 - Establishment of Naval Overseas Transportation Service to carry cargo during WWI
1945 - Carrier aircraft begin two-day attack on Japanese forces, Luzon, Philippines
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