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Photo #: 80-G-339804
Surrender of Japan, 1945
Japanese officers' briefcases are searched for possible weapons, in the wardroom of USS Nicholas (DD-449), as the destroyer carried them to confer with Allied representatives concerning the entry of U.S. and British warships into Sagami Wan and Tokyo Bay, 27 August 1945.
Nicholas's Executive Officer, Lieutenant Commander Raynha Townshend, USNR, is in the left center.
Photographed by Lieutenant (Junior Grade) G. Zenier.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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19 February 1999