The Nation's Capital Welcomes Admiral Nimitz
As the parade in his honor moves past the grandstand built to represent USS MISSOURI (BB-63), on which Admiral Nimitz and General MacArthur accepted the Japanese surrender on 2 September 1945. Fleet Admiral Nimitz and Mrs. Nimitz are just left of the podium, 6 October 1945.
Courtesy of Acme Photos
Naval History and Heritage Command