Aerial view of devastated Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan, 28 Sep 1945; note Senso-ji templeAerial view of the Imperial Palace and neighborhoods to its east, Tokyo, Japan, 28 Sep 1945Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan in ruins, 28 Sep 1945Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz presenting Admiral William Halsey with a gold star in lieu of a fourth award of the Navy Distinguished Service Medal aboard USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, 28 Sep 1945.
Aerial view of devastated Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan, 28 Sep 1945; note Senso-ji templeAerial view of the Imperial Palace and neighborhoods to its east, Tokyo, Japan, 28 Sep 1945Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan in ruins, 28 Sep 1945Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz presenting Admiral William Halsey with a gold star in lieu of a fourth award of the Navy Distinguished Service Medal aboard USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, 28 Sep 1945.
Japanese tank crew bringing a Type 95 Ha-Go light tank to men of Australian 2/4 Armoured Regiment after surrendering Rapopo Airfield, New Britain, Solomon Islands, 28 Sep 1945Lieutenant General Lu Han at the Japanese surrender ceremony for northern French Indochina in Hanoi, 28 Sep 1945Lieutenant General Yuitsu Tsuchihashi at the Japanese surrender ceremony at Hanoi, French Indochina, 28 Sep 1945San Francisco off Korea, 28 Sep 1945; note SOC aircraft on catapults
Japanese tank crew bringing a Type 95 Ha-Go light tank to men of Australian 2/4 Armoured Regiment after surrendering Rapopo Airfield, New Britain, Solomon Islands, 28 Sep 1945Lieutenant General Lu Han at the Japanese surrender ceremony for northern French Indochina in Hanoi, 28 Sep 1945Lieutenant General Yuitsu Tsuchihashi at the Japanese surrender ceremony at Hanoi, French Indochina, 28 Sep 1945San Francisco off Korea, 28 Sep 1945; note SOC aircraft on catapults
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Tokyo, Japan in ruins, 28 Sep 1945Tokyo, Japan in ruins, 28 Sep 1945Tokyo, Japan in ruins, 28 Sep 1945Tokyo, Japan in ruins, 28 Sep 1945; note National Diet Building


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