Jul 8

USS South Dakota Battleship Memorial in the News

Thursday, July 8, 2010 2:21 PM


Jill Callison of the Argus Leader writes, “Sixty-five years ago this month, the guns of the battleship USS South Dakota were the first to hit mainland Japan.”
Full article here.
USS South Dakota’s DANFS entry can be found here.
For additional images of the USS South Dakota, click here.

USS South Dakota (BB-57) 9 August 1943. Official U.S. Navy photograph.