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This Day in History
1861: Lieutenant General Winfield Scott, 50 year-veteran and leader of the U.S. Army at the onset of the Civil War, retires. General George McClellan is appointed general-in-chief of the Union armies.

1911: Italian planes perform the first aerial bombing on Tanguira oasis in Libya.

1941: President Roosevelt announces that the U.S. Coast Guard will now be under the direction of the U.S. Navy.

1943: American troops invade Bougainville in the Solomon Islands.

1950: The 24th Infantry Divisions 21st Infantry Regiment achieved the northernmost progress of any U.S. ground unit in Eighth Army as it captured the village of Chonggo-do only 18 miles from Sinuiju on the Yalu River.

1950: The 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, began movement from the port of Hamung on the east coast to the Chosin (Changjin) Reservoir 56 miles to the northeast.

1950: MiG-15 jet fighters made their first appearance during the Korean War as they flew along the Yalu River to contest the Fifth Air Forces then complete dominance of the skies over North Korea.

1950: Admiral Struble disbanded Task Force 7, the Inchon Invasion force.

1950: The 8th Cavalry Regiment of the 1st Cavalry Division became the first U.S. unit to engage the Chinese in major ground combat when its 3rd Battalion was overrun at Unsan and suffered 600 killed or captured out of a strength of 800.

1951: The Algerian National Liberation Front begins guerrilla warfare against the French.