Aboard USS Ticonderoga, Navy Fighting-Bombing Squadron 87 takes possession of the 10,000th F6F Hellcat to be produced, 23 May 1945 at Ulithi.Captain George C. Montgomery shaking hands with men under his command aboard USS Anzio, 23 May 1945D√∂nitz, Jodl, and Speer being arrested by British troops, 23 May 1945Heinrich Himmler dead at L√ľneburg, Germany, 23 May 1945
Aboard USS Ticonderoga, Navy Fighting-Bombing Squadron 87 takes possession of the 10,000th F6F Hellcat to be produced, 23 May 1945 at Ulithi.Captain George C. Montgomery shaking hands with men under his command aboard USS Anzio, 23 May 1945D√∂nitz, Jodl, and Speer being arrested by British troops, 23 May 1945Heinrich Himmler dead at L√ľneburg, Germany, 23 May 1945
Japanese Type 1 Kaitens on the deck of mother-sub I-361 at the Hikari Naval Base, 23 May 1945.The body of Heinrich Himmler lying on the floor at British 2nd Army HQ after his suicide on 23 May 1945
Japanese Type 1 Kaitens on the deck of mother-sub I-361 at the Hikari Naval Base, 23 May 1945.The body of Heinrich Himmler lying on the floor at British 2nd Army HQ after his suicide on 23 May 1945


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