USS MISSOURI
Veteran's Page
Firing Broadside Firing Guns
16" Broadside in the Persian Gulf
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Kamikaze Attack

Note the Kamikaze's machine gun
in the barrel of the 40mm Gun
Kamikaze Attack After the Attack
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Surrender
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General MacArthur presiding over the formal surrender ceremony in Tokyo Bay, Japan, September 2, 1945.  Foreign Minister Shigemitsu lead the Japanese delegation.  MacArthur accepted the surrender on behalf of all Allies, Admiral Nimitz signed for the United States, and Admiral Fraser for Britain.  Representatives of all other Allied nations were present.  Also present were Generals Percival and Wainright who had been Japanese prisoners since they surrendered at Corregidor and Singapore.

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bombardment Chong Jim, NK Official United States Navy photographs of USS Missouri
In camouflaged paint on shakedown cruise - August 1944
Bombardment of Chong Jim, NK - October 1950
Aground at Thimble Shoals - January 1950

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shakedown cruise 1944

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POD
USS Missouri
Plan of the Day

for Surrender Ceremony Sunday
2 Sept 1945
At Sea Ops At Sea Operations
including UnRep and Exercising the Big Guns

Liberty Call
Friends -- Then & Now
FC J D Kelley
Shipmates - 1980's
Decom Ceremony
Decommissioning Ceremony

J Lewis & USS Missouri
USS Missouri as she looks today in Hawaii
YNCS(sw/aw) John Lewis, USN in the foreground
SCPO Lewis served on USS New Jersey 84-85 and USS Missouri 85-87
Photo was taken 02/2000 from deck of USS Bonhomme Richard enroute to WestPac/IO deployment

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USS MISSOURI (BB-63) Links:

BB63 Battleship Missouri Memorial Homepage

USS Missouri Articles by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin Staff

Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

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