Battleship USS Missouri in Sagami Wan, Japan, 30 Aug 1945. Note Mount Fuji, Missouri flying Admiral William Halsey’s four-star flag at the after mast, and the US flag at the unusual location on the main mast.

Caption   Battleship USS Missouri in Sagami Wan, Japan, 30 Aug 1945. Note Mount Fuji, Missouri flying Admiral William Halsey’s four-star flag at the after mast, and the US flag at the unusual location on the main mast. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-490436
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 May 2017

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