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Obituaries for Aug. 9, 2020

He served on the USS Iowa and USS Columbus in the Pacific, stopping at various Pacific islands, China and Japan, as well as sailing the West Coast ...

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Glenn Benckendorf

He served on the USS Iowa and USS Columbus in the Pacific, stopping at various Pacific islands, China, and Japan as well as sailing the West Coast ...

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One of the coolest things about being around Battleship IOWA is the stories you run into. We opened a message last night and discovered an absolute gem.

Meet Machinist First Class Pete Bigler. Looks like a fun guy, right? Find out just how fun in our latest blog. Hint: it involves moonshine! pacificbattleship.com/pete_bigler/ 

And click here to support Battleship IOWA so we can keep stories like Pete’s alive: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/battleship-iowa

One of the coolest things about being around Battleship IOWA is the stories you run into. We opened a message last night and discovered an absolute gem. Meet Machinist First Class Pete Bigler. Looks like a fun guy, right? Find out just how fun in our latest blog. Hint: it involves moonshine! pacificbattleship.com/pete_bigler/ And click here to support Battleship IOWA so we can keep stories like Pete’s alive: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/battleship-iowa

One of the coolest things about being around Battleship IOWA is the stories you run into. We opened a message last night and discovered an absolute gem. Meet Machinist First Class Pete Bigler. Looks like a fun guy, right? Find out just how fun in our latest blog....

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Meet USS IOWA WWII Veteran Pete Bigler III

Meet USS IOWA WWII Veteran Pete Bigler III

One of the most amazing things about being around Battleship IOWA is the stories you hear that you never expect. We opened a message in our Facebook inbox and discovered an absolute gem.   Meet Machinist First Class Peter Alford Bigler III (1922-1975). He served...

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Operation Crush COVID Week 2: Our Veterans

Operation Crush COVID Week 2: Our Veterans

You've heard about our Veterans pillar, right? Well step aboard Battleship IOWA and you won't just find an imposing, storied ship with beautiful lines. You'll find a thriving community of veterans. We primarily serve veterans in Los Angeles County/SoCal, but with the...

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