Today in U.S. Naval History: April 29
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
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