USS Ben Franklin; The Ship That Wouldn’t Die

Revised on 3-13-15, due to stubborn U-verse; I have added this video from a YouTube channel, and renamed the post. The other video can be seen via the link.

USS Franklin: Honor Restored

The men in the American Pacific fleet knew her as “Big Ben.” She is known throughout history as “The Ship That Wouldn’t Die.”  Even now, more than six decades after the end of hostilities in World War II, the very name Franklin spawns a wave of emotion. 3/18/11  1:12:29  NR


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