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Jan 14, 1911

USS Arkansas (BB 33) was launched. She served with the British Grand Fleet in World War I. In WWII, she participated in the Normandy Invasion, then relocated to the Pacific in 1944. After WWII, Arkansas was a target ship during Bikini Atoll Atomic bomb tests, where she was engulfed in a column of water and sunk on 25 July 1946.

Theater:  North America

ItemType:  Equipment

More Information: 

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-01-14

Tags: Battleship

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