USS Iowa en Memories of the USS Iowa <p>One of the largest battleships to serve during World War II was the USS Iowa. Now the Iowa has found a place to rest, rather than rust, as a museum in the port of Los Angeles.&nbsp;&nbsp;On&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;she welcomed many of her seamen back home. Iowa Public Radio&rsquo;s Sandhya Dirks visited the ship to hear their stories.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 18:47:25 +0000 Sandhya Dirks 4223 at Memories of the USS Iowa The U.S.S. 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 The U.S.S. Iowa