Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 01 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 02 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 03 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 04 of 12.
Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 01 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 02 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 03 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 04 of 12.
Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 05 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 06 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 07 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 08 of 12.
Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 05 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 06 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 07 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 08 of 12.
Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 09 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 10 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 11 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 12 of 12.
Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 09 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 10 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 11 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 12 of 12.
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 Imperial Army Lt General Torashiro Kawabe, leader of the Japanese surrender delegation, as he waited for transfer between his incoming Japanese G4M transport and his outgoing American C-54 at Ie Jima, 19 Aug 1945Surrender 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 othersSurrender 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.
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 Imperial Army Lt General Torashiro Kawabe, leader of the Japanese surrender delegation, as he waited for transfer between his incoming Japanese G4M transport and his outgoing American C-54 at Ie Jima, 19 Aug 1945Surrender 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 othersSurrender 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
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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