A key piece of World War II history will be on display beginning April 28th at Ft. Miles inside Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware.
The gun barrel to the USS Missouri will be dedicated at that time. Big Mo as it was known towered over the Japanese forces during the surrender ceremonies in 1945, which ended WWII. The gun barrel had been kept in storage near Norfolk. The Ft. Miles historical group raised the money needed to put the gun on a barge to take it to Delaware, where it was put on a combination of train cars and barges to get to Ft. Miles. Here is a part of the ceremony photographed by Charlie O’Neill in Georgetown on April 16th.
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