Today in Naval History


Today's Date: March 29, 2015


1954 - Carrier aircraft began reconnaissance near Dien Bien Phu, Indochina.

1960 - Launch of first fully integrated Fleet Ballistic Missile from USS Observation Island.

1973 - Naval Advisory Group and Naval forces, Vietnam disestablished and last U.S. prisoners of war left Vietnam.

1975 - Evacuation of Danang by sea began.

Data retrieved from U.S. Navy