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Photo #: 80-G-K-6424 (Color)
Admiral William F. Halsey, USN (right)
Receives a Gold Star in lieu of his fourth Distinguished Service Medal, in ceremonies on board USS Missouri (BB-63) at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 28 September 1945. Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, who presented the medal, is reading the citation on the same spot where the Japanese surrender was signed twenty-six days earlier.
Photograph by PhoM2c H. Miller.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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3 March 1999