This Day in Naval History – September 20

Monday, September 20, 2010

1911 - Navigational instruments first requested for naval aircraft.

1951 - In Operation Summit, the first combat helicopter landing in history, U.S. Marines were landed in Korea.

1981 - USS Mount Hood and Navy helicopters rescue 18 crew members of Philippine Navy frigate, Datu Kalantiaw

(Source: Navy News Service)

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