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1887 – Born in Aplerbeck, near Dortmund, in Westphalia, on the 1st of January, the son of wealthy industrialist Carl Canaris and his wife Auguste.          – German admiral, head of military intelligence (Abwehr) under the Nazi regime and a key participant in the resistance of military officers to Adolf Hitler. 1905 – Canaris ..

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1663 – Born on January 27th in Wrotham, Kent, England. British admiral and politician. 1688 – He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Navy. 1690 – Married to Margaret Master, daughter of James Master and Joyce Turnor on March 5th. 1703 – He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral. 1704 – ..

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1901 – Born on October 19th in Boulder, Colorado. 1919 – Appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy. 1923 – 7 June: Graduating 70th in his class, he received his commission as Ensign, USN.  That afternoon he married Roberta Gorsuch.  1928 – He was an officer in the battleship Arizona. 1929-1931 – Resuming his formal education ..

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1911 – Born on the 19th of August. He was the third son of Hugh, 1st Viscount Falmouth.   1739 – He entered the navy, and distinguished himself at the taking of Porto Bello.   1742 – He married, and entered parliament as member for Truro.   1744 – Captured the French frigate "Médée", commanded ..

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1939 – Born in South Bend, Indiana, on the 26th of November. He was an admiral of the United States Navy and the 25th Chief of Naval Operations (CNO). 1956 – Enlisted in the U.S. Navy and attained the rank of Personnel Petty Officer First Class. 1962 – He was selected for commissioning under the ..

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         – Walter F. Boone was an admiral, who after retiring from the Navy, became the NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Defense Affairs. 1918 – Boone’s first wartime assignment was aboard the Ohio, operating with the Atlantic Fleet. 1921 – Admiral Boone graduated from the Naval Academy. 1942 – He was given his second ..

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1599 – Robert Blake was born in Bridgwater, Somerset, United Kingdom. 1615 – Attended Oxford University he had hoped to follow an academic career, but failed to secure a fellowship to Merton College, probably because of his political and religious views. 1640 – Blake was elected as the Member of Parliament for Bridgwater in the ..

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1890 – Born on the 28th of June in New York City. He was an admiral in the United States Navy during World War II. 1913 – Blandy graduated first in his class from the United States Naval Academy. 1914 – He participated in the occupation of Veracruz, Mexico and served on board the battleship ..

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1855 – Born at Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, September 25th. American naval officer. 1877 – Graduated from the United States Naval Academy. 1881 – He was advanced to Ensign and to Lieutenant. 1890 – His assignments ashore included various posts at the Naval Academy, including instructor; and Commandant of Midshipmen; and command of the Philadelphia ..

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1866 – Paul Behncke was born on the 13th of August. 1920-1924 – Served as boss of the realm navy. 1933 – Became the President of national socialists as a successor of Professor Dr. Wilhelm Haas.          – In this function it resisted opposite the race-political office of the NSDAP. 1937 – Died on ..

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