USS Missouri

Ingo Bauernfeind

This lavishly illustrated and very personal book covers the history of the battleship USS Missouri from her launch to the day when she was decommissioned as the world's last battleship in 1992.
Publication date:
December 2023
Publisher :
Bauernfeind Press
Language:
English
Illustration :
300 images
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9783981598483

Dimensions : 280 X 216 mm
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£19.99

Overview
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This lavishly illustrated and very personal book covers the history of the battleship USS Missouri from her launch to the day when she was decommissioned as the world's last battleship in 1992. Learn about the ship's enduring legacy, her three wars, her role in the Japanese surrender ending World War II firsthand as told by her last captain, former crew member, historians, enemies, and people who have a personal connection to the Mighty Mo. Moreover, this book provides a guided tour of Missouri's weapons systems and technology.

Learn about the tribute given by presidents and foreign dignitaries in order to understand Missouri's role in history. This unique book includes a download/QR-code activated video including the Japanese surrender on board the Missouri as well as oral histories.