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Photo #: 80-G-707344
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Ship's crew and midshipmen celebrate the fourth anniversary of "V-J" Day, during the Midshipmen's cruise, 2 September 1949. They are gathered around the plaque that marks the spot where Japan surrendered on 2 September 1945.
Turret Two is trained as it was during the surrender ceremonies.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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16 March 1999