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The Iowa class battleships. Created by Shetter. The Iowa class battleships are a class of six fast battleships of the United States Navy ordered in 1939 and 1940 to escort the Fast Carrier Task Forces, which operated in the Pacific Theater of World War II. Four were completed in the early to mid-1940s; two more were laid down, but They were canceled prior to completion and eventually scrapped. The last U. S. battleships to be Built, all four were either on display as museum ships or anchored as of May 2010. Iowa-class battleships served in every major U. S. war from World War II to the Gulf War in 1991. In World War II, they defended aircraft carriers and shelled Japanese positions before being placed in reserve at the end of the war. Recalled for action during the Korean War, the battlesh
Show more... ips provided artillery support for UN forces against North Korea. In 1968, New Jersey was recalled for action in the Vietnam War and shelled communist targets near the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone. All four were reactivated and armed with missiles during the 1980s as part of the 600-ship Navy. In 1991, Missouri and Wisconsin fired missiles and 16-inch (406 mm) guns at Iraqi targets during the Gulf War. All four battleships were decommissioned in the early 1990s as the Cold War ended, and they were initially removed from the Naval Vessel Register; however, at the insistence of the United States Congress, two were reinstated to the Naval Vessel Register for maintenance in the mothball fleet of 1995. These last two battleships were removed from the Naval Vessel Register in 2006. Show less...

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Iowa class battleships. Rating: 9.67 of 10 over a total of 3 reviews.

GrooveyDurating: 9
August 19, 2012
Very nice. I really like the horn.
mrawesome445rating: 10
November 24, 2010
cpnstavrating: 10
October 10, 2010
Lot of work in this brilliant