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Enduring Freedom
WAX2001101803 - 14 OCTOBER 2001 - ARABIAN SEA: Crewmembers on board the guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) make an approach on the starboard side of USS Sacramento (AOE 1) for an underway replenishment of fuel on October 14, 2001. USS John Paul Jones is supporting operation "Enduring Freedom" while on routine patrol the Arabian Sea. mk/HO Ted Banks UPI
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American Revolutionary War

John Paul Jones (July 6, 1747(1747-07-06) – July 18, 1792(1792-07-18)) was the United States' first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolutionary War. Although he made enemies among America's political elites, his actions in British waters during the Revolution earned him an international reputation which persists to this day.

During his engagement with HMS Serapis, Jones uttered, according to the later recollection of his first lieutenant, the legendary reply to a taunt about surrender from the British captain: "I have not yet begun to fight!"

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Paul Jones."
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