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Battleship Missouri marks end of WWII anniversary

3 years agoArts : Artdaily

By: Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press PEARL HARBOR (AP).- About 20 World War II veterans gathered aboard the battleship Missouri in Pearl Harbor to mark the 66th year since the end of World War II. The USS Missouri was anchored in Tokyo Bay on Sept. 2, 1945 when it hosted Japanese leaders who signed surrender documents formally ending the war. The now decommissioned vessel is currently a museum called the Battleship Missouri Memorial.
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