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NH 62325 Fleet Admiral Nimitz Revisits USS MISSOURI where the Admiral Stands in Front of a Plaque Marking the Japanese Surrender

Fleet Admiral Nimitz Revisits USS MISSOURI where the Admiral Stands in Front of a Plaque Marking the Japanese Surrender
Title: Fleet Admiral Nimitz Revisits USS MISSOURI where the Admiral Stands in Front of a Plaque Marking the Japanese Surrender
Caption: Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, revisits USS MISSOURI (BB 63) at San Francisco, 17 September 1954, and stands in the plaque-marked area with the Commanding Officer, Captain T.S. Keith, USN, where the admiral, with other U.S. representatives, accepted the final surrender of the Japanese on 2 September 1945. This plaque is now (June 1970) on display in the Navy department's main entrance, Washington, D.C.
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Catalog #: NH 62325
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Date: Fri, Sep 17, 1954
After this Year: 1950
Before this Year: 1959
Original Medium: BW Photo
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