Given how bad some recent monuments have been, I expected this one to be horrible. But from the photos above, I seem to be wrong.
It's beautiful. Kudos to all involved.
posted on 04/29/2004 11:55:12 AM PDT
(Hit Tagline, Win Suit - Abe Stark)
My father a WWII Navy Veteran who passed away last month is looking down with pride on that monument. Nearly $500 was sent to the monument in his name by friends and family.
In Memory of Clarence D. Glenn USS Mississippi BB41
which gallantly fought in numerous engagements with the Japanese, including, Peleliu, the battle of Surigao Strait, the largest sea battle ever, and Okinawa. His ship was twice struck by kamikazes. He was proud of his service and of his ships proud record. It is recalled that the first words his children were taught to spell was m-i-s-s-i-s-s-i-p-p-i-.
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