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This Day in Naval History - April 12

1861 - The Civil War begins when Confederates fire on Fort Sumter, S.C. 1911 - Lt. Theodore Ellyson qualifies as the first naval aviator. 1962 - The Navy demonstrates a new landing craft,
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