Drooling on the Pillow

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Lest We Forget 

April 19th wasn't just the anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing.

Ken Adams, of SmadaNek, was serving on the USS Iowa on that date in 1989 when an explosion of undetermined cause ripped through her Number Two sixteen-inch gun turret killing 47 crewmen.

He tells the story here.

Here's the Navy page on the Iowa.
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