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In 1898, the first shot of the Spanish-American War rang out as the USS Nashville captured a Spanish merchant ship off Key West, Fla.
In 1930, the United States, Britain and Japan signed the London Naval Treaty, which regulated submarine warfare and limited shipbuilding.
In 1944, during World War II, U.S. forces began invading Japanese-held New Guinea with amphibious landings near Hollandia.
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