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80-G-472630 Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945

Photo #: 80-G-472630  Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
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Description: U.S. Navy carrier planes fly in formation over USS Missouri (BB-63) during the surrender ceremonies, 2 September 1945. Photographed by Lieutenant Barrett Gallagher, USNR, from atop Missouri's forward 16-inch gun turret. Aircraft types include F4U, TBM and SB2C. Ship in the right distance is USS Ancon (AGC-4). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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