battleship http://iowapublicradio.org en The U.S.S. Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/uss-iowa <p>Sounds from 1945 to 1991, from around the world. The USS Iowa was the first of the mighty "Iowa Class" battleships that projected America's global military power for more than a half century. Their potent, 16-inch guns made them the greatest fighting ship of all time. She opened as a museum in 2012 at the Port of Los Angeles. Historic sound from the State Historical Society and You Tube.</p><p></p> Fri, 05 Sep 2008 04:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 13236 at http://iowapublicradio.org The U.S.S. Iowa