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80-G-332611 Surrender of Japan, 1945

Photo #: 80-G-332611  Surrender of Japan, 1945
Title: Surrender of Japan, 1945
Description: Two U.S. Navy officers examine a Japanese officer's sword, on board USS Nicholas (DD-449), 27 August 1945. The Japanese were on board to provide piloting services for Third Fleet ships entering Sagami Wan and Tokyo Bay. Note other Japanese swords and sword belts on the table in the foreground. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-332611
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