Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 04 of 10

Caption   Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 04 of 10 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   NH 62869
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Photos on Same Day 19 Aug 1945
Photos at Same Place Okinawa, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 7 Sep 2006

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Commenter identity confirmed BILL says:
21 Feb 2009 03:37:30 PM

Info above photo: One of two G4M1's at Ie-Shima, August 1945, that brought the Japanese surrender delegation. Aircraft were painted over-all white in color, and green surrender cross marked on wings,fuselage and tail.
2. Commenter identity confirmed BILL says:
21 Feb 2009 03:59:18 PM

Info above photo: On 19 August 1945 four days after the end of hostilities, two all-white "betty bomber's" G4M1 Model 11 bearing green surrender crosses flew to Ie-Shima with the Japanese surrender delegation led by Liet-General Torashiro Kawabe

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