Koryu Type D submarine at the Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 8 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 3Koryu Type D submarine at the Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 8 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 3Koryu Type D submarine at the Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 8 Sep 1945, photo 3 of 3Leaflets dropped by Royal New Zealand Air Force on Nauru and Ocean Island (now Banaba), 8 Sept 1945. The leaflets urge Japanese soldiers to stop fighting and surrender. Page 1 of 2.
Koryu Type D submarine at the Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 8 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 3Koryu Type D submarine at the Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 8 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 3Koryu Type D submarine at the Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 8 Sep 1945, photo 3 of 3Leaflets dropped by Royal New Zealand Air Force on Nauru and Ocean Island (now Banaba), 8 Sept 1945. The leaflets urge Japanese soldiers to stop fighting and surrender. Page 1 of 2.
Leaflets dropped by Royal New Zealand Air Force on Nauru and Ocean Island (now Banaba), 8 Sept 1945. The leaflets urge Japanese soldiers to stop fighting and surrender. Page 2 of 2.PT-377, an 80-foot Elco boat with MTB Squadron 27, transporting Vice Admiral Michiaki Kamada (not pictured) and staff to the signing of the Japanese surrender of Borneo aboard HMAS Burdekon in Makassar Strait, 8 Sep 1945PT-377, an 80-foot Elco boat with MTB Squadron 27, transporting Vice Admiral Michiaki Kamada (seated) and staff to the signing of the Japanese surrender of Borneo aboard HMAS Burdekon in Makassar Strait, 8 Sep 1945Raising the Chinese flag at the Chinese occupation headquarters in Osaka, Japan, 8 Sep 1945
Leaflets dropped by Royal New Zealand Air Force on Nauru and Ocean Island (now Banaba), 8 Sept 1945. The leaflets urge Japanese soldiers to stop fighting and surrender. Page 2 of 2.PT-377, an 80-foot Elco boat with MTB Squadron 27, transporting Vice Admiral Michiaki Kamada (not pictured) and staff to the signing of the Japanese surrender of Borneo aboard HMAS Burdekon in Makassar Strait, 8 Sep 1945PT-377, an 80-foot Elco boat with MTB Squadron 27, transporting Vice Admiral Michiaki Kamada (seated) and staff to the signing of the Japanese surrender of Borneo aboard HMAS Burdekon in Makassar Strait, 8 Sep 1945Raising the Chinese flag at the Chinese occupation headquarters in Osaka, Japan, 8 Sep 1945
TBM-3E Avenger of Marine Squadron VMTB-132 prepares for catapult launch from USS Cape Gloucester (CVE-109) for a mission over Kyushu, Japan, 8 Sept 1945US troops in Korea, 8 Sep 1945Vice Admiral Michiaki Kamada (far left) surrendering Japanese Naval forces on Borneo to Australian Major General Edward Milford aboard HMAS Burdekon in Makassar Strait, 8 Sep 1945.
TBM-3E Avenger of Marine Squadron VMTB-132 prepares for catapult launch from USS Cape Gloucester (CVE-109) for a mission over Kyushu, Japan, 8 Sept 1945US troops in Korea, 8 Sep 1945Vice Admiral Michiaki Kamada (far left) surrendering Japanese Naval forces on Borneo to Australian Major General Edward Milford aboard HMAS Burdekon in Makassar Strait, 8 Sep 1945.


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