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Today in U.S. Naval History: April 29

April 29, 2014

Image from History of the Navy of the United States by J. Fenimore Cooper

Image from History of the Navy of the United States by J. Fenimore Cooper

Today in U.S. Naval History - April 29

1814 - USS Peacock captures HMS Epervier

1898 - U.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba

1944 - Fast carrier task force (12 carriers) commence two-day bombing of Truk

1975 - Operation Frequent Wind evacuation from Vietnam begins

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



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