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USS Missouri firing in Korea

Today in history: The Korean War armistice was signed at Panmunjon, Korea. Navy played in the “Forgotten War”:.

America's Mightiest Battleship - USS Missouri (BB-63)

USS Missouri, a ton Iowa class battleship built by the New York Navy Yard, was commissioned on 11 June She spent the remainder of that year prep.

USS Missouri (left) and USS Iowa anchored in Tokyo Bay

USS Missouri (left) and USS Iowa, built and launched during WWII was the last of the big guns battleships of the US Navy. With precision guided-missile technology of the modern warfare, there's no need for such gigantic battleships anymore.

Seawater floods Dry Dock 4 at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard during the undocking of the battleship EX-USS Missouri (BB 63).

Seawater floods Dry Dock 4 at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard during the undocking of the battleship USS Missouri (BB

Battleship USS Texas, veteran of World Wars I & II, moored at San Jacinto Battlefield.

Battleship USS Texas, veteran of World Wars I II, moored at San Jacinto Battlefield, served at Normandy on D-Day and in the Pacific at Iwo Jima

USS Missouri (BB-63) known as "The Mighty Mo".

USS Missouri known as "The Mighty Mo". I was fortunate to take a "dependents" cruise aboard the USS Missouri. My late husband, a career Navy Officer, was on the bridge, summer of I think.

Honolulu, USS Missouri watching over the USS Arizona - This is a moving sight.  A Mighty Mo visit lets you see what the AZ must have looked like,

Honolulu, USS Missouri watching over the USS Arizona - This is a moving sight. A Mighty Mo visit lets you see what the Arizona must have looked like,

Bischmarck 1940

Bischmarck 1940

The battleship EX-USS Missouri (BB 63) returns to Ford Island after finishing scheduled repairs at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

The battleship USS Missouri (BB returns to Ford Island after finishing scheduled repairs at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

Battleships at anchor on battleship row in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. USS Nevada USS Oklahoma * USS Pennsylvania USS Arizona * USS Tennessee USS California * USS Maryland USS West Virginia...

Battleships at anchor on battleship row in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. USS Nevada USS Oklahoma * USS Pennsylvania USS Arizona * USS Tennessee USS California * USS Maryland USS West Virginia...

Picture of the USS Missouri (BB-63).

Image detail for -The USS Missouri is one of the four Iowa class battleships.

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