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Today in U.S. Naval History: June 18

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June 18, 2014

Today in U.S. Naval History - June 18

1812 - U.S. declares war on Great Britain for impressment of Sailors and interference with commerce

1942 - First African-American officer, Bernard W. Robinson, commissioned in Naval Reserve

1957 - CNO approves ship characteristics of the Fleet Ballistic Missile sumbarine

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

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