USS North Carolina Squadron At Sea Zoom

USS North Carolina Squadron At Sea

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The USS North Carolina (BB-55) was the first new-construction US battleship to enter service during WWII and took part in every major naval campaign in the Pacific Theater, becoming the most decorated US battleship of WWII. Currently the ship is open to visitors and moored in Wilmington, NC.

Laid down in 1937 and launched on 9 April 1941, the USS North Carolina was the first new-construction battleship to enter service during WWII and took part in every major naval offensive in the Pacific Theater, becoming the most decorated US battleship of WWII. After a brief post-war stint as a training ship, North Carolina (dubbed in the press as the "Showboat") was laid up in reserve before her eventual movement to Wilmington, and her preservation as a war memorial. This volume traces the history of North Carolina, photographically documenting the evolution of armament and electronics that elevated her pre

Pages: 136
Size: 11 X 8.5 (inches)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: MMD-Squadron Signal
ISBN: 9780897476478
Product Code: SS647