November 22-26 La Guajira, Venezuela.
November 15 wisconsin entered Norfolk Naval Shipyard for major repairs that were completed by January 2, 1957.
Its mission was to eliminate airborne resistance from the Japanese homeland to our forces invading Okinawa.
September 9 Captain.F.October 23 wisconsin participated in change euro algerie marché noir fleet type exercises off the coast of escort vann the Carolina.April 12 wisconsin bristling with 5 40mm and 20mm guns, together with other units of the screens of the vital carriers, kept the enemy at bay or destroyed him before he could reach his targets.February 17 wisconsin supported landing operations against Iwo Jima.December 16 Returned to Sasebo Japan to rearm.August 25 Departed Norfolk to participate in the nato exercise Operation Mainbrace which commenced out of Greenock, Scotland and extended to Oslo, Norway.She visited Tampico, Mexico, Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Cartagena, Columbia.December 11-14 Continued naval gunfire support to United Nations Troops on the bomb-line with primary targets being enemy troops in bunkers, trenches and command posts as well as artillery positions.March 11 Captain John.During Operation desert storm, wisconsin fired 24 Tomahawk land attack missiles and over three hundred tons of high explosive 16 projectiles in 36 different naval gunfire support missions.February 20 Captain John.September 22 wisconsin embarked home-coming GIs at Okinawa and departed on the 23rd.The only time the four Iowa class battleships operated together.
December 17 A severe typhoon developed in which we lost destroyers USS Hull (DD-350 USS monaghan (DD-354) and USS spence (DD-512) all capsized and sank.
1941, january 25 Keel laid at Philadelphia Naval Yard.1951 March 3 wisconsin was recommissioned with Captain Thomas Burrowes in command.December 28 Cardinal Spellman came aboard to celebrate mass for the crew.March 1 RVP flight over Faylaka Island observed hundred of Iraqis waving white flags, the first recorded instance of surrender to an unmanned aircraft.In Pascagoula, Mississippi to begin her 21 months of reactivation work.She operated in the hazardous and restricted environment of the Persian Gulf without a serious material casualty, fire, flood, collision, grounding or personnel injury.1952 January 8 wisconsin departed Yokosuka for Pusan, Korea.September 24 Captain.
December 14-16 wisconsin earned her 1st Battle Star Leyte Operation: Luzon Attacks.
This attack on the enemys capital was to provide strategic cover for the invasion of Iwo Jima by cutting down the Japanese air force and wrecking industrial plants.