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Photo #: 80-G-339801
Surrender of Japan, 1945
The Japanese destroyer Hatsuzakura meets USS Nicholas (DD-449) off the coast of Japan to transfer Japanese officers for discussions concerning the entry of U.S. and British warships into Sagami Wan and Tokyo Bay, 27 August 1945. A whaleboat from Nicholas is alongside the Japanese ship.
Photographed by Chief Photographer's Mate F.B. Gavin.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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19 February 1999