BATTLESHIP USS MISSOURI BB-63 'THE MIGHTY MO'. Extra large Commemorative Edition Ship History. World War II, Post-WWII, Korean War, Persian Gulf. Many exciting first-person accounts and photos. Now docked at Pearl Harbor.
USS MISSOURI BB-63 Commemorative Edition Ship History. World War II ended on the deck of the USS Missouri when Japan signed the historic "Instrument of Surrender." This is the story of "The Mighty Mo," the famous battleship on whose deck the Japanese Surrender was made. Because of the Missouri's long and interesting career spanning a half century and because she has always been a most formidable surface warship of her day, this book is a must for every collector of naval history. This superb work explains the design criteria for a superior battleship, her outstanding performance in the final year of World War Two as well as her powerful contributions to the coalition efforts in the first Gulf War.
Scores of superb photographs and detailed historical coverage also commemorates the officers and men who served aboard her. Personal stories of crewman from WWII, Post-WWII, Korean War, Persian Gulf. Now docked at Pearl Harbor near the USS Arizona Memorial for public tours. The super fortress of the sea! Her giant guns are awesome, and is a "must see."
This book includes a detailed service record, hundreds of photographs, numerous biographies, sailors' stories and a quick reference index. A full color photograph of the Battleship Missouri is featured on the cover.