Bows of USS Iowa seen from the bridge

Bows of USS Iowa seen from the bridge

This picture of the bows of USS Iowa was taken from the bridge and shows the slender shape of the bow. It also demonstrates the massive size of the guns which dwarf the men walking around below them.
Iowa Class Battleships, Lester Abbey. A modeller's guide to the four ships of the Iowa class, the best American battleships and the longest serving capital ships of the modern era. Includes a history of the ships and their designs, a section of model reviews, a modellers showcase showing some very impressive models, and a section on the changing appearance of these ships over time. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (24 February 2014), Bows of USS Iowa seen from the bridge , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Iowa_bows.html

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