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80-G-490350 Surrender of Japan, 1945

Photo #: 80-G-490350  Surrender of Japan, 1945
Title: Surrender of Japan, 1945
Description: Japanese military and civilian envoys board a C-54 transport plane at Ie Shima, Ryukyu Islands, 19 August 1945. They were flown to Manila to receive instructions concerning surrender and occupation arrangements. Officer approaching top of ladder is the delegation head, Lieutenant General Torashiro Kawabe. Officer at left, behind the civilian envoy, is Rear Admiral Ichiro Yokoyama. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-490350
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