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Photo #: 80-G-339360
Sagami Wan, Japan
Warships of the U.S. Third Fleet and the British Pacific Fleet in Sagami Wan, 28 August 1945, preparing for the the formal Japanese surrender a few days later. Mount Fujiyama is in the background.
Nearest ship is USS Missouri (BB-63), flying Admiral William F. Halsey's four-star flag.
British battleship Duke of York is just beyond her, with HMS King George V further in.
USS Colorado (BB-45) is in the far center distance.
Also present are U.S. and British cruisers and U.S. destroyers.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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7 January 1999