The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted "the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.
In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day; in August 1949, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress.
Badly damaged ... but still useful: Hibiki and Amatskaze - *Hibiki* was one of the twenty-four *Fubuki*-class destroyers built for the Imperial Japanese Navy in the mid 1930s. She had a very active career up until...
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