This Day in U.S. Naval History: May 2

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Thursday, May 02, 2013

This Day in Naval History - May 2

1975 - U.S. Navy departs Vietnamese waters at end of evacuation.

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center Web site at www.history.navy.mil.
 

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