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80-G-455703 HMS King George V)

Photo #: 80-G-455703  HMS King George V)
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Description: (British Battleship, 1939-1958) At sea off Japan in company with U.S. Third Fleet ships on 16 August 1945, the day after the Japanese Government agreed to surrender. Photographed from USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31). Just beyond King George V is USS Missouri (BB-63), with a British destroyer alongside. An Essex class aircraft carrier is in the distance. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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