Lieutenant General Yoshio Tachibana aboard USS Dunlap off Chichi Jima to surrender the Bonin Islands, 3 Sep 1945

Caption   Lieutenant General Yoshio Tachibana aboard USS Dunlap off Chichi Jima to surrender the Bonin Islands, 3 Sep 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-386390
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Photos on Same Day 3 Sep 1945
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 26 Sep 2006

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1. L. Johnson says:
11 Mar 2011 09:22:10 AM

My 85-year old father is one of the "24 Marines" on Chi Chi Jima (3rd Marines, 1st Battallion) and one of the squad of 8 Marines that captured General Tachibana. Thank you for this database and this photo.
2. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
27 Nov 2016 04:56:46 PM

The Japanese officers standing behind Gen Tachibana are (left to right): Lieutenant Commander I. Shinoda, Major Y. Horie, Captain J. Sato and Captain S. Terasawa.

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