Fredericksburg, Texas

Yesterday Mary and I drove the about 200 miles Northeast to Fredericksburg, Texas, home of Chester Nimitz, a famous Naval Admiral during World War II. We started through the museum but is was too large to complete, so we’ll finish it tomorrow.

The Nimitz World War II Naval Museum in Fredericksburg, Texas.

Here’s Wikipedia link about Fredericksburg…,_Texas

There is a huge Memorial Wall commemorating many who served during that war. I finally found the ship I served on from 1958 to 1962. The U.S.S. Boston was re-commissioned in 1995 designated as CAG-1…The World’s first guided missile Cruiser.

The Memorial Wall plaque commemorating the U.S.S. Boston during World War II.
What a difference 50 years makes! I was a Radarman aboard the U.S.S. Boston.

Here’s a Wikipedia link for the Boston…

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