History Highlights - March 26 1941 - Naval warfare got a new weapon when Italy attacked the British fleet at Suda Bay, Crete; detachable warheads were used to sink a British cruiser. This was the first time manned torpedoes had been employed in naval warfare. This new weapon was dubbed the “Chariot”. 1945 - The battle of Iwo Jima ended. 1951 - The U.S. Air Force flag was approved on this day. The flag included the coat of arms, 13 white stars and the Air Force seal on a blue background. 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk announced a new vaccine -- to prevent poliomyelitis. 1968 - Operation Bold Dragon III began in the Mekong Delta. 1969 - A group called Women Strike for Peace staged the largest antiwar demonstration in Washington since President Richard Nixon's inauguration in January. 1979 - The Camp David treaty was signed by Israel and Egypt that ended the 31-year state of war between the countries.
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