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The USS Batfish by AGMorgan The USS Batfish by AGMorgan
Just East of Muskogee is a World War Two memorial called Hyde Park. Arranged about the park are cannons, missiles, bombs, and vehicles from the era.

The pride of the Park is the diesel submarine USS Batfish.
She sunk Fourteen ships, three of which were submarines, and rescued three downed aviators in WWII and the Korean War.

I went and took a huge number of pictures of the outside and inside for reference and thought I should post at least this one up here.
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:iconstillphototheater:
I'm hoping to visit this one next year !
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:iconagmorgan:
AGMorgan Mar 19, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
A quick look at your page says your from Iowa. That's a bit of a ride from Muskogee, so make sure you enjoy it.

The Batfish is a fine old ship. I'm sure she'll appreciate the visit.
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:iconjohn-silver750:
with respect. ''and rescued three downed aviators in WWII and the Korean War.''

it was called the Pacific War,
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AGMorgan Aug 30, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
It was? I've heard of "World War Two in the Pacific", or "The Pacific Theater" but not the "Pacific War".
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DAPoliticalForum Jun 21, 2008  Professional General Artist
It is great to preserve history like they did.

:iconswordofscotland:
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AGMorgan Jun 21, 2008  Student Artisan Crafter
It certainly is. It's a pity they don't get more interest in the place.
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