Goodbye to the "Mighty Mo"
The Battleship Missouri

The U. S. S. Missouri has been a fixture in the Pacific Northwest for decades. Stored at the U. S. Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington, Pacific Northwesterners have been able to visit the ship and stand on the decks where the surrender papers were signed in Tokyo Bay signifying the end to the Second World War.

The "Might Mo" has sailed to it's final destination in Pearl Harbor, the site of the beginning of the United State's involvement in World War II. We salute the powerful battleship and all who served on it and served in the Pacific theatre of operations.

The following streaming video (VIVO format) may be viewed repeatedly by clicking on the green triangle "start" button. The video is a Headline News feature from 1945 announcing the Japanese surrender on the Missouri.

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