Today in U.S. Naval History: April 8
Today in U.S. Naval History - April 8
1925 - First planned night landings on a carrier, USS Langley, by VF-1
1950 - Unarmed Navy patrol aircraft shot down over Baltic Sea by USSR
1951 - First of four detonations, Operation Greenhouse nuclear test
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