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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.Bow of the battleship USS Missouri in Sagami Wan, Japan, 30 Aug 1945. Note the Jack flying from the jackstaff and Mount Fuji between Missouri’s stem and anchor chain.British troops disembarking at Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945Ceremony at the Cenotaph at Central, Hong Kong marking the liberation of Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 4
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.Bow of the battleship USS Missouri in Sagami Wan, Japan, 30 Aug 1945. Note the Jack flying from the jackstaff and Mount Fuji between Missouri’s stem and anchor chain.British troops disembarking at Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945Ceremony at the Cenotaph at Central, Hong Kong marking the liberation of Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 4
Ceremony at the Cenotaph at Central, Hong Kong marking the liberation of Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 4Ceremony at the Cenotaph at Central, Hong Kong marking the liberation of Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945, photo 3 of 4Ceremony at the Cenotaph at Central, Hong Kong marking the liberation of Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945, photo 4 of 4Cruiser HMS Swiftsure entering Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong through North Point, 30 Aug 1945
Ceremony at the Cenotaph at Central, Hong Kong marking the liberation of Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 4Ceremony at the Cenotaph at Central, Hong Kong marking the liberation of Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945, photo 3 of 4Ceremony at the Cenotaph at Central, Hong Kong marking the liberation of Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945, photo 4 of 4Cruiser HMS Swiftsure entering Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong through North Point, 30 Aug 1945
Douglas MacArthur arriving at Atsugi Airfield near Tokyo, Japan, 30 Aug 1945; note Major General Joseph Swing, Lieutenat General Richard Sutherland, and General Robert EichelbergerFireworks display during the victory celebration in Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945Flag raising ceremony, Stanley Internment Camp, Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945Japanese personnel standing in formation during the surrender of Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 30 Aug 1945
Douglas MacArthur arriving at Atsugi Airfield near Tokyo, Japan, 30 Aug 1945; note Major General Joseph Swing, Lieutenat General Richard Sutherland, and General Robert EichelbergerFireworks display during the victory celebration in Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945Flag raising ceremony, Stanley Internment Camp, Hong Kong, 30 Aug 1945Japanese personnel standing in formation during the surrender of Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 30 Aug 1945
Japanese working party rigging the gangway for USS San Diego, Yokosuka, Japan, 30 Aug 1945Military aircraft flying over Hong Kong during the victory celebration, 30 Aug 1945New Mexico anchored in the Tokyo Bay area with Mount Fuji in background, circa late Aug 1945Rear Admiral Robert B. Carney at Yokosuka Naval Base to accept the surrender of the base, Yokosuka, Japan, 30 Aug 1945
Japanese working party rigging the gangway for USS San Diego, Yokosuka, Japan, 30 Aug 1945Military aircraft flying over Hong Kong during the victory celebration, 30 Aug 1945New Mexico anchored in the Tokyo Bay area with Mount Fuji in background, circa late Aug 1945Rear Admiral Robert B. Carney at Yokosuka Naval Base to accept the surrender of the base, Yokosuka, Japan, 30 Aug 1945
The atomic bomb survivorThe first US flag raising in Japan, Fort No. 2 on the coast of Tokyo Bay, Japan, 30 Aug 1945US Marines destroying Japanese weaopns at Futtsusaki Point near Yokosuka Navy Base, 30 Aug 1945USS Missouri leading USS Iowa into Tokyo Bay, Japan, 30 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2; note destroyer USS Nicholas in escort
The atomic bomb survivor's skin was burned in a pattern corresponding to the dark portions of her kimono worn at the time of the explosion, Aug 1945The first US flag raising in Japan, Fort No. 2 on the coast of Tokyo Bay, Japan, 30 Aug 1945US Marines destroying Japanese weaopns at Futtsusaki Point near Yokosuka Navy Base, 30 Aug 1945USS Missouri leading USS Iowa into Tokyo Bay, Japan, 30 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2; note destroyer USS Nicholas in escort

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