Battleship USS Missouri

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Restoring Medical

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Nov 30, 2019
USS Missouri WWII-era Senior Medical Officer, Commander Louis E. Gilge, makes his "rounds" during Missouri’s 1944 shakedown cruise, as Pharmacist's Mate 2/c Frank Mancini stands by. U.S. Navy...
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The Daily Prayer, September 2, 1945

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Nov 30, 2019
The following are excerpts, pages 147 – 150, from the Reminiscences of Captain Roland W. Faulk, CHC, USN, 1937 – 1968, a 465-page bound edition of transcripts from a series of oral history...
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Was Harry Potter Aboard Missouri?

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Nov 30, 2019
Yes, it’s true, according to official sources, Harry Potter, a war correspondent for the Australian Evening Paper, Group 3, was aboard the USS Missouri to witness the end of World War II on...
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The Marker

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Nov 30, 2019
Former Battleship Missouri Memorial tour guide, Marian Kuzma, a senior Hawaiian Airlines pilot, drove out to Lagoon Drive with the UMMA Curator one morning in 1999, to preserve a bit of history, in...
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I Christen Thee Missouri…

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Nov 30, 2019
Miss Jane Tunstall Lingo, Sponsor Miss Mary Margaret Truman and the Honorable Harry S. Truman, Senator from Missouri, at the launching of Battleship Missouri at Brooklyn’s New York Naval Shipyard,...
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9/ll Where were you, that early Tuesday morning, 18 years ago, September 11, 2001?

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Nov 30, 2019
If you were in Hawaii, you remember those early morning phone calls from friends or family, telling you to wake up, to turn on the TV, to watch, as that unspeakably tragic event unfolded before our...
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Operation Magic Carpet

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Nov 30, 2019
Left Image: USS Missouri underway with her escort, the destroyer USS Kimberly, September 1945 Right Image: More than 29,000 servicemen returned home aboard the USS Saratoga, more than any other...
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USS Missouri Broadside: RIMPAC 1990

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Nov 17, 2019
USS Missouri firing broadside during RIMPAC 1990, off the coast of Oahu. Photograph taken by Randy Esdon aboard HMCS Kootenay In 2005, Randy Esdon contacted us and indicated that he had taken a...
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From This Day Forward…

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Nov 17, 2019
From This Day Forward… In San Francisco, thirty-three years ago today, on May 10, 1986, the newly modernized Missouri that our Engineering and Facilities staff work so hard to preserve, restore and...
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USS Missouri Departing

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Nov 17, 2019
Captain Warner R. Edsall was the 15th commanding officer of USS Missouri, assuming command from Capt. Sylvester, on September 4, 1952. Following completion of Missouri’s final gunstrikes of the...