The Week in Military History: 17 - 21 June




17thJune 1665 - Battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain 1938 - Japan declares war on China 1967 - 1st Chinese hydrogen bomb explodes 18thJune 1944 - U-767 sinks 19thJune 1807 - Admiral Dmitry Senyavin destroys the Ottoman fleet in the Battle of Athos. 1941 - US president Franklin Roosevelt signs Two Ocean Navy Expansion Act 1944 - World War II: First day of the Battle of the Philippine Sea. 20thJune 1866 - Italy declares war on Austria 1942 - German troo...
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