Naval history is filled with battleships that could claim the crown as the best battleship of all time. However, there are many special reasons the USS Missouri should deserve the top spot. When you think of battleships the USS Missouri should be top of mind. No other battleship played a role in so many hot spots and made so much history. From the surrender of Japan to mark the end of World War Two to Operation Desert Storm, the Missouri served the United States with honor. This ship was highly decorated with numerous awards for valor. It was big and fast, and its huge guns made the enemy pay. Nicknamed the “Mighty Mo,” it was one of the largest ships the U.S. Navy ever operated.
The Mighty Mo Was Huge
The Missouri, at over 58,000 tons and almost 900 feet in length, was part of the Iowa-class of battleships. The USS Missouri was the last battle
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