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WWII battleship USS Iowa overhauled in Richmond, becomes floating museum

The USS Iowa, a World War II-era ship that’s the fastest battleship ever built, stands out in the Richmond marina. The 887-foot long gray hull dwarfs the surrounding ships and containers that are scattered around...

Homefront Festival celebrates Richmond’s WWII history

Residents honored Lena Horne and Richmond's Rosies at the Homefront Festival on Saturday.