He Served on the USS Missouri-A First Hand Account: In Tune 054-01 2019-01-25

John Atkins, Petty Officer Third Class Machinist's Mate, was a member of the crew of the U.S.S. Missouri from the time she left the Brooklyn Shipyard, during the kamikaze attack, and was present at the Japanese Surrender. His service on this historic battleship is an account of history. https://ussmissouri.org/