Saturday, May 10, 2014

Today in military history: May 11, 2014

1560 - Battle of Djerba (Mediterranean Sea) (Naval)
 1560 - Italian map of Battle of Djerba 1560

1745 – Battle of Fontenoy (War of the Austrian Succession) 
1862CSS Merrimack scuttled (US Civil War) 
1864 – Battle of Yellow Tavern (US Civil War) 
1898 – Second Battle of Cardenas; Battle of Cienfuegos (Spanish-American War) (Naval) 
1940 – Eben Emael is taken by Germans; Battle of the Grebbeberg begins (WWII) 
1943 – Battle of Attu begins (WWII)
404th bomb squadron B-24 Aleutians 1942
1945 – Battle of West Henan-North Hubei ends (Second Sino-Japanese War) 
1950 – Battle of Dongshan Island (Chinese Civil War) 
1967 – Operations Malheur I and II begin; Operation Baker (Vietnam War)
 Headquarters of Task Force Oregon at Chu Lai. - Vietnam 1967

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