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American battleship at peace and war

Jonathan G. Utley

American battleship at peace and war

the U.S.S. Tennessee

by Jonathan G. Utley

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tennessee (Battleship)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-142) and index.

    Other titlesU.S.S. Tennessee
    StatementJonathan G. Utley.
    SeriesModern war studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA65.T4 U84 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv,146 p. :
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1865026M
    ISBN 100700604928
    LC Control Number90023002

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      In “War and Peace,” his latest book on the American wartime leader, Hamilton presents a farsighted Roosevelt riding to the rescue of freedom, then setting the stage for a new world order to come. USS Missouri (BB) ("Mighty Mo" or "Big Mo") is an Iowa-class battleship and was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named after the U.S. state of Missouri. Missouri was the last battleship commissioned by the United States and is best remembered as the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan, which ended World War sioned: 11 June

    6. USS Missouri (Long Beach, California). These ships represent the World War II role of the American battleship which changed from the principle capital ship of the navy to a support ship designed to protect and screen the fast Essex class carrier battlegroups.. USS North Carolina, USS Alabama, and USS Massachusetts appear to meet the criteria for designation. President Truman had ruled out taking the war north to China, but he was determined to hold onto territory in South Korea during the peace talks. So the Missouri continued its program of shore attacks. The battleship remained so far offshore during its bombardment missions that it was essentially : Historynet Staff.


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