This Day in U.S. Naval History - March 11

Friday, March 11, 2011

1935 - Birth of Naval Security Group when OP-20G became the Communications Security Group

 
1941 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs Lend-Lease Act
 
1942 - In a PT boat, LCDR John Bulkeley leaves the Philippines to take General Douglas MacArthur to Australia
 
1945 - Use of first Navy landing craft to cross Rhine River at Bad Neuenahr
 
1965 - Market Time patrols begin off South Vietnam coast
 
(Source: Navy News Service)
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