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Photo #: 80-G-702450
Admiral Henry Kent Hewitt, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe (center)
With Captain Roscoe H. Hillenkoetter, Commanding Officer of USS Missouri (BB-63) and U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Alexander W. Weddell, on board Missouri off Istanbul, circa 5-9 April 1946. The plaque behind and above them commemorates the Surrender of Japan, which took place on board Missouri, 2 September 1945..
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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20 January 1999