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USS Iowa (BB-61)

The Story of "The Big Stick" from 1940 to the Present

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USS Iowa (BB-61) by David Doyle
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The USS Iowa (BB-61) was the lead ship in the United States Navy's last, and most battle-worthy, battleship class, which also included the New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Missouri. This volume explores Iowa's design, construction, launching, and commissioning, as well as its extensive wartime activities in both World War II and Korea. Also covered are its post-Korea years in the reserve "mothball fleet," recommissioning in 1984, and coverage of the tragic 1989 turret explosion that killed forty-seven sailors. The carefully researched photos, many of which have never before been published, are reproduced in remarkable clarity, and coupled with descriptive and informative captions, this book puts the reader on the deck of this historic warship throughout her history.

Author Biography

David Doyle is a Canadian Plains Research Fellow and a retired First Nations school principal. He has archived the oral and print history of the Northwest. Given a Cree name and twice recognized as an Honorary Metis (Honore Jaxon II), Doyle continues his work seeking justice for the Northwest leader Louis Riel through exoneration and reconciliation with Canada and Canadians. He makes his home in Powell River, B.C. Visit www.rielity.ca.
Release date NZ
October 3rd, 2017
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Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Pages
128
Dimensions
236x233x17
ISBN-13
9780764354175
Product ID
26797745

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