Today in U.S. Naval History: January 10

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Today in U.S. Naval History - January 10

1847 - American naval forces occupy Los Angeles.

1917 - Navy places first production order for aerial photographic equipment.

1934 - VP-10F flies first nonstop formation flight from San Francisco to Pearl Harbor, arriving January 11.

1956 - Establishment of first Navy nuclear power school at Submarine Base, New London, Conn.

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

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