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USS Missouri (BB-63)

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USS Missouri (BB-63) Battleship

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The U.S.S. Missouri "Mighty Mo" Museum at Pearl Harbor

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Battleship "Resurrecting The Mighty Mo" Clip: The US Navy Puts USS Missouri Back Into Action

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USS Missouri (BB-63) testing 16"/50 caliber Mark 7 guns - September 1950

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USS Missouri BB 63

USS Missouri (BB-63) is an Iowa-class battleship and was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named after the U.S. state of Missouri. Missouri was the last battleship commissioned by the United States and is best remembered as the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan which ended World War II.
  • Construction 

  • World War II (1944–1945) 

  • Post-war (1946–1950) 

  • The Korean War (1950–1953) 

  • Reactivation (1984 to 1990) 

  • Gulf War (January–February 1991) 

  • Museum ship (1998 to present) 

  • Appearances in popular culture