April 24, 2005

USS Iowa, Turret Two.

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jim @ 8:37 pm

We all remember the horror of the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1989. The news of the Oklahoma City bombing eclipsed the story of another explosion that took place far from Oklahoma City. It was on that day that one of the main gun turrets on the battleship Iowa exploded, killing 47 sailors. New Jersey Blogger Ken Adams remembers the explosion on the Iowa, because he was there.

May his shipmates rest in peace.


Filed under: Uncategorized — Jim @ 2:07 pm

I figure that, if I attend the Jawja blogmeets for the next fifteen or twenty years, I’ll eventually show up looking someting like this

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