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This Day in Texas History: Battleship Texas Continues Outstanding Service

This Day in Texas History: Battleship Texas Continues Outstanding Service March 26, 1945 On this day in 1945, the battleship Texas supported the landings for the battle of Okinawa, the final great amphibious assault of World War II. The keel of the Texas, the second battleship to bear this name, was laid at Newport News,…
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This day in Texas History: Texas Battleship Keel Laid

This day in Texas History: Texas Battleship Keel Laid April 17, 1911 Battleship Texas The keel of the¬†Texas, the second battleship to bear this name, was laid at Newport News, Virginia, on April 17, 1911. After serving in the Atlantic Fleet in the First World War, she supported the World War II landings in North…
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