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USS Iowa at War (At War)

by Kit Bonner

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Published by Zenith Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - United States,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Iowa (Ship),
  • Military Science

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTom Vilsack (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8011802M
    ISBN 100760328048
    ISBN 109780760328040

    USS Iowa (BB-4) was a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the United States Navy in the mids. The ship was a marked improvement over the previous Indiana-class battleships, correcting many of the defects in the design of those the most important improvements were significantly better seaworthiness owing to her greater freeboard and a more efficient arrangement of the armament.   Kit Bonner and Carolyn Bonner are naval historians and photographers. They have authored or co-authored numerous books, including USS Iowa at War, Modern Warships, Great Ship Disasters, Warship Boneyards, Cold War at Sea, and Great Naval Disasters. Kit was the naval consultant for the blockbuster film, Titanic.

      U.S.S. Iowa (BB) was the lead ship of the Iowa-class of last and largest class of battleships constructed for the U.S. Navy, the Iowa-class ultimately consisted of four ing the pattern set by the preceding North Carolina- and South Dakota-classes, the Iowa-class's design called for a heavy armament combined with high top speed.   "Our Liberties We Prize, Our Right We Will Maintain". So says the motto of USS Iowa (BB), also known as "The Big Stick" and "The Grey Ghost." You know the.

      The U.S. Navy covered itself with shame thirty years ago while investigating a fatal explosion on board the battleship USS Iowa. The World War II veteran Iowa .   Following the cancellation of the Montana-class battleships, Iowa is the last lead ship of any class of United States battleships and was the only ship of her class to have served in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. USS Iowa's main battery consisted of nine 16 in ( mm)/50 calibre Mark 7 guns, which could fire 2, lb (1, kg) armor Reviews:


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USS Iowa at War traces her long and storied career, from her conception in the s as the first of the forty-five thousand ton class of U.S. battleships, to her distinguished service in World War II as part of the juggernaut bearing down on Imperial Japan, through Korea, into the s, and finally, to recent attempts to obtain custodianship and open her as a public museum.

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USS Iowa at War captures the drama of this historic battle – with the U.S. Navy spoiling for revenge for Pearl Harbor – as well as the other great engagements of the Iowa and the mighty vessels of her class.” --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title/5(18).

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USS Iowa (BB) was the lead ship in one of the most famous classes of battleships ever commissioned into the US Navy. Transferred to the Pacific Fleet inthe Iowa first fired her guns in anger in the Marshall Islands campaign, and sunk her first enemy ship, the Katori.

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USS Iowa at War captures the drama of this historic battle--with the U.S. Navy spoiling for revenge for Pearl Harbor--as well as the other great engagements of the Iowa and the mighty vessels of her class; in particular, the book depicts the ships part in the Battle of the Philippine Sea, where Iowa effectively destroyed all that remained of Japans carrier-based : Kit Bonner; Carolyn Bonner; Tom Vilsack.

USS Iowa (BB) is a retired battleship, the lead ship of her class, and the fourth in the United States Navy to be named after the state of to the cancellation of the Montana-class battleships, Iowa is the last lead ship of any class of United States battleships and was the only ship of her class to have served in the Atlantic Ocean during World War ft carried: floatplanes, helicopters, UAVs.

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Today, the IOWA is preserved as a museum near Los Angeles at San Pedro, Calif. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm. Contents: History --Battleships: icons of the sea --Building the Iowa class --USS Iowa in World War II --Korea: --Iowa class: --The Kirov class: a Soviet menace --The Iowa class of the s --Tragedy strikes the Iowa --The battle for a USS Iowa museum.

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