Today in U.S. Naval History: November 27

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Today in U.S. Naval History - November 27

1941 - Chief of Naval Operations sends "war warning" to commanders of Pacific and Asiatic Fleets.

1961 - Navy reports first use of its cyclotron at Harvard University to treat a human brain tumor. After three treatments, the tumor of the two-year-old patient shrank by 80%.

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

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