From the Archives

Uss Missouri, Hawaii
August 2008

Poor Soviet Union
Poor Soviet Union.

USS Missouri hit by a Japanese Zero
On April 11, 1945 the USS Missouri was hit by a Japanese Zero.

The side of the ship showing damage
The damage is still visible.

Truman Line. Because Pres. Truman once at there. Sigh.
Their mess is called the Truman Line. Because President Truman once ate there.
I found that disappointingly obvious.

Where Japan Surrendered
A plaque noting the spot over which Japan formally surrendered, thereby ending WWII.
Of course the ship was in Tokyo Bay then.

Eagle! looking over the spot where Japan surrendered.
Now, watched over by eagles.


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