Today in U.S. Naval History: March 11

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing into law the Lend-Lease Act. (Image courtesy of Library of Congress)

Today in U.S. Naval History - March 11

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, Lt. Cdr. 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

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

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