Tag Archives: military

February 20, 2008

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2008 Operation Burnt Frost was successfully completed as a Standard Missile-3 was launched from the deck of the USS Lake Erie and intercepted and destroyed an errant US Spy satellite. Russia and China were … Continue reading

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October 13, 1987

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1987, in San Diego, CA, the US Navy use dolphins as a military aid for the first time. The dolphins, Steve and Larry, where used to detect underwater mines and swimmers and report back … Continue reading

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January 28, 1871

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1871, France surrendered in the Franco-Prussian War, thus continuing their history of losing wars since the ‘Curse of Napoleon’ took effect. France has since become known as the ‘Buffalo Bills’ of the military world … Continue reading

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December 5, 1945

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1945, the “Lost Squadron” disappeared. Five U.S. Navy Avenger bombers lost communication during a training mission at the Fort Lauderdale Naval Air Force Station and were never heard from again. They were presumed lost … Continue reading

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September 20, 2011

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 2011 The U.S. officially ended its ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ military policy, and allowed gay and lesbian personnel to publicly declare their sexual orientation. The number of hot lesbian servicewomen that declared their sexual … Continue reading

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