Battleship USS Iowa Not Just a Museum
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – It has been over two years since the USS Iowa opened as a museum battleship in Los Angeles. Iowans and former sailors helped to raise three million dollars to refurbish the ship and move it from northern California to Los Angeles. Now the ship is becoming an events center for the local community. On Sunday a first-ever blood drive was held aboard ship, in connection with ...
Draghi’s ‘QE battleship’ sinks the Euro
Investors will welcome with caution the ECB’s “shock and awe” announcement and will look to buy eurozone equities – particularly exporters – and to a lesser degree the Danish Krona and gold, affirms a leading global analyst with one of the world ...
Revamping The Battleship Memorial
The USS South Dakota Battleship Memorial in Sioux Falls first opened in 1967. Since then, there have been a few upgrades made to the memorial. But now caretakers are hoping to raise a $500,000 to redesign the inside to make it more tourist friendly.
Life on a legendary WWII battleship captured on film
William Roberts remembers quite clearly the time he spent helping to create history aboard the naval vessel USS Emmons. Then a young quartermaster, he was on the ship when it became the first to exchange firepower with enemy forces at Normandy on D-Day.