USS Texas A Battleships From 2 World Wars may suggest many things but seldom does a US Navy ship approach a status whereby it fought in more than 1 World War. Because of her history and longevity we made the USS Texas Warships of World War 2 75th Anniversary Coin in her honor.
The Texas, a New York Class battleship fought in World War 1 operating in the North Atlantic. Later at the outset of World War 2 when America following the attack on Pearl Harbor, brought the Texas from her moor in Maine to the open waters of the Mediterranean shelling Axis positions off the coast of North Africa. Later she was present at the Battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa shelling Japanese positions.
USS Texas Facts
The USS Texas is the only remaining World War 1 battleship in existence. She is also a National historic museum near Houston, Texas and the first ever battleship to become a living museum. She is also noteworthy for being one of only seven remaining ships and the only remaining capital ship to have served in both World Wars.
The USS Texas Warships Of World War 2 Challenge Coin
A ship as historic as the US Texas deserved to have a challenge coin made in her honor. She was the “Mighty T” and she earned 5 battle stars during her service in World War 2. This amazing WW2 coin marks the 75th Anniversary of the ending of World War 2. This amazing coin features the strong bowline and superstructure of the USS Texas. Her hull number is displayed along with her nickname. The State Of Texas flag is displayed in front of a beautiful sunburst.
Gold and silver metal accents and hand painted enamel finish this beautiful military coin.
The reverse side of this coin displays the silhouette of a US Navy warship sailing on an endless ocean across the spanse of this coin and the large text “Warships Of World War 2 75th Anniversary” displayed prominently.