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Photo #: 80-G-702560
Admiral Henry Kent Hewitt, USN,
Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe (second from right)
Examines the plaque in USS Missouri's (BB-63) deck that marks the spot where the Surrender of Japan took place on 2 September 1945. Photographed while Missouri was visiting Piraeus, Greece, circa 10-14 April 1946.
To the left of Admiral Hewitt are (left to right):
Constantine Tsaldaris, Foreign Minister of Greece;
Greek Prime Minister Panajiotia and
Commodore Tully Shelly, USN.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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22 January 1999