22 Nov 1943

Marshall Islands
22 Aug 1945

Photo(s) dated 22 Aug 1945
Imperial Japanese Navy Captain Masanori Shiga (saluting) boarding USS Levy for the surrender signing at Mili Atoll, 22 Aug 1945. US Navy area commander Captain HB Grow stands behind Shiga.

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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