Manley, Brendan
March 2010
Military History;Mar2010, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p8
The article presents an update on the preservation of military artifacts, historical vessels and battlefields. The Iowa class battleship USS Missouri, which is best known for hosting the Japanese surrender in 1945, has undergone repairs and preservation amounting to 18 million U.S. dollars. A total of 9 million U.S. dollars have been allocated by the U.S. Congress to the Civil War Battlefield Preservation Program in 2010. The Union Jack flag flown at the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar was purchased for 650,000 U.S. dollars at an auction in London, England.


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