Emperor Showa (Hirohito; front center) with Japanese Navy officers aboard Musashi, off Yokosuka, Japan, 24 Jun 1943; Musashi was carrying the remains of Isoroku Yamamoto

Caption     Emperor Showa (Hirohito; front center) with Japanese Navy officers aboard Musashi, off Yokosuka, Japan, 24 Jun 1943; Musashi was carrying the remains of Isoroku Yamamoto ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
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Identification Code   NH 73091
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Musashi   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 24 Jun 1943
Photos at Same Place Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen

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28 Sep 2010 09:16:59 AM

I am recording and printing individual histories of WW II vets in my area, so I can donate them to museums and libraries for future historians. I have a question about "navy gear" that was towed by ships in a convoy. It apparantly was successful in causing a predetonation of a german torpedo. The source of this is a merchant marine quartermaster who made seven convoys to England. Any information from you would be appreciated, because I would like to include it in their stories.
2. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
16 Nov 2023 11:00:19 AM

Front row, left to right, from the 6th person:
Osami Nagano
Koichi Kido
Prince Nobuhito
Emperor Showa
Tsuneo Matsudaira
Shigetaro Shimada
Mineichi Koga
Saburo Hyakutake

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