Japanese photographer T. Iwamoto attaching film of surrender of Yokosuka Navy Base to a pigeon for transport to Domeo News Agency in Tokyo, Japan, Aug 1945

Caption   Japanese photographer T. Iwamoto attaching film of surrender of Yokosuka Navy Base to a pigeon for transport to Domeo News Agency in Tokyo, Japan, Aug 1945 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseNational Museum of the United States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-473708
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Japan's Surrender   Main article  Photos  
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 27 Aug 1945
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 24 Jun 2016

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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WW2-Era Place Name Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Lat/Long 35.2900, 139.6600


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