The USS Maryland was one of three Colorado Class battleships that all fought during World War II and for much of the Interwar period represented the pinnacle of US Naval technology. Armed with 8 16″ naval guns the Maryland and her sisters fought from Pearl Harbor to the Surrender in Tokyo Bay.
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