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Onlookers watch the surrender ceremony.
Onlookers watch the surrender ceremony.
Fleet Admiral Nimitz signs the surrender document for the United States. Behind him stand General of the Army MacArthur, Fleet Admiral Halsey, and Rear Admiral Forrest Sherman.
Fleet Admiral Nimitz signs the surrender document for the United States. Behind him stand General of the Army MacArthur, Fleet Admiral Halsey, and Rear Admiral Forrest Sherman.
F Division aboard the Mighty Mo, circa 1944.
F Division aboard the Mighty Mo, circa 1944.
Captain William Callaghan on Missouri's bridge during the summer of 1944 shakedown cruise in the Atlantic.
Captain William Callaghan on Missouri's bridge during the summer of 1944 shakedown cruise in the Atlantic.
August 1944. Present are (L-R) Captain William Callaghan, LT Morris R. Eddy (OOD), Yeo1/c Arthur Colton (talker). The OOD is wearing Admiral King's authorized wartime grey uniform.
August 1944. Present are (L-R) Captain William Callaghan, LT Morris R. Eddy (OOD), Yeo1/c Arthur Colton (talker). The OOD is wearing Admiral King's authorized wartime grey uniform.
August 1944. Chaplain LT Rival Joe Hawkins leads sailors in prayer. Note that the ship in the right background has been blacked-out by censors.
August 1944. Chaplain LT Rival Joe Hawkins leads sailors in prayer. Note that the ship in the right background has been blacked-out by censors.
CDR Hylan B. Lyon, the ship's navigator, at work in the ship's charthouse. (Summer 1944).
CDR Hylan B. Lyon, the ship's navigator, at work in the ship's charthouse. (Summer 1944).
YN2/c Blance Oswald and YN3/c Betty Martin peer through the rear door of a 5
YN2/c Blance Oswald and YN3/c Betty Martin peer through the rear door of a 5"/38 twin gun mount while visiting the Missouri during the summer of 1944.
CDR Jacob E. Cooper, the XO passes an order to his talker, S2c Vincent A. Dimino on the flying bridge, August, 1944.
CDR Jacob E. Cooper, the XO passes an order to his talker, S2c Vincent A. Dimino on the flying bridge, August, 1944.
Leadsman takes soundings as the battleship enters port after her shakedown cruise, summer 1944.
Leadsman takes soundings as the battleship enters port after her shakedown cruise, summer 1944.
EM1c Kenneth McNally and S1c George Skiratko operate a 36
EM1c Kenneth McNally and S1c George Skiratko operate a 36" searchlight, summer shakedown cruise 1944.
Vought OS2U Kingfisher is hoisted aboard, summer 1944.
Vought OS2U Kingfisher is hoisted aboard, summer 1944.