USS Bataan

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Two ships of the United States Navy have been named Bataan, after the Bataan Peninsula, the scene of the Battle of Bataan in 1942 in the Philippines.

  • The USS Bataan (CVL-29), was a light aircraft carrier that served in both World War II and the Korean War.
  • The USS Bataan (LHD-5), is an amphibious assault ship commissioned in 1997 and currently on active service.

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