African-American US Army Chaplain Wm Green presiding over wedding of Pfc Florence Collins (6888th Postal Directory Bn) and Cpl Wm Johnson (1696th Labor Supervision Co), Rouen, France, 19 Aug 1945Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 01 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 02 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 03 of 10
African-American US Army Chaplain Wm Green presiding over wedding of Pfc Florence Collins (6888th Postal Directory Bn) and Cpl Wm Johnson (1696th Labor Supervision Co), Rouen, France, 19 Aug 1945Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 01 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 02 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 03 of 10
Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 04 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 05 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 06 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 07 of 10
Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 04 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 05 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 06 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 07 of 10
Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 08 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 09 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 10 of 10Surrender negotiations at Mili Atoll, Marshall Islands, aboard USS Levy, 19 Aug 1945; L to R: Cdr H.E. Cross, Majuro commander Capt H.B. Grow, LtCdr Toyda and Lt Hutsu, Lt Col G.V. Burnett (only cap showing), and others
Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 08 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 09 of 10Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 10 of 10Surrender negotiations at Mili Atoll, Marshall Islands, aboard USS Levy, 19 Aug 1945; L to R: Cdr H.E. Cross, Majuro commander Capt H.B. Grow, LtCdr Toyda and Lt Hutsu, Lt Col G.V. Burnett (only cap showing), and others
Surrender negotiations at Mili Atoll, Marshall Islands, aboard USS Levy, 19 Aug 1945; L to R: US Majuro commander Captain H. B. Grow, and Japanese representatives LtCdr Toyda and Lt Hutsu.USS Gar arriving Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 19 Aug 1945. Note the exceptionally long commissioning pennant with balloon known as a "Going Home" pennant that was common when heading home after the war
Surrender negotiations at Mili Atoll, Marshall Islands, aboard USS Levy, 19 Aug 1945; L to R: US Majuro commander Captain H. B. Grow, and Japanese representatives LtCdr Toyda and Lt Hutsu.USS Gar arriving Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 19 Aug 1945. Note the exceptionally long commissioning pennant with balloon known as a "Going Home" pennant that was common when heading home after the war


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