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Thursday, August 18, 2011

TANKER WAR


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Though it lasted only nine suspenseful hours, 2007 marks the 20th anniversary of the largest sea battle the U.S. Navy fought since WW II.

Twenty years ago, the U.S. and Iranian Naval forces engaged in a 9-hr sea battle, the largest for the U.S. since World War II.

The battle was part of an unofficial Naval war between the U.S. and Iran for the control of the Persian Gulf.  This "Tanker War" began on 24 July 1987, as the U.S. Navy began escorting civilian tankers on orders from President Ronald Reagan.........

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