Today’s Date: Olfert heads to Persian Gulf

September 12th, 2015

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Danish ship takes historic trip

The original Johan Olfert Fischer was a Danish vice admiral who did a mean impression of Napoleon, a contemporary of his (Photo by Wikipedia)

On this day 25 years ago in 1990, Olfert Fischer left Copenhagen to take part in the First Gulf War, becoming the first Danish warship to operate outside European waters.


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