Photo #: 80-G-332974
Surrender of Japan, 1945
Prayers of gratitude are offered during a choir rehersal at Naval Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina, after it was announced that Japan had accepted the Allied surrender terms, 14 August 1945.
Seaman (WAVE) second from left in front row holds music for the hymn In the Garden.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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