Officers of USS Marietta, 8 May 1914; note Lieutenant (jg) Richmond Turner in second row, third from leftCommander Richmond Turner (center) with other aviators at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, United States, 1927US Navy Captain Richmond Turner and Japanese Foreign Minister Hachiro Arita at AritaRichmond Turner and Alexander Vandegrift aboard USS McCawley looking at maps of the Tulagi-Guadalcanal operation in the Solomon Islands, circa Jul-Aug 1942
Officers of USS Marietta, 8 May 1914; note Lieutenant (jg) Richmond Turner in second row, third from leftCommander Richmond Turner (center) with other aviators at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, United States, 1927US Navy Captain Richmond Turner and Japanese Foreign Minister Hachiro Arita at Arita's official residence, Tokyo, Japan, Apr 1939Richmond Turner and Alexander Vandegrift aboard USS McCawley looking at maps of the Tulagi-Guadalcanal operation in the Solomon Islands, circa Jul-Aug 1942
Rear Admiral Richmond Turner congratulating US Marine Corps Private First Class Carl Emanuel Magnuson after Magnuson had just received a Purple Heart medal, aboard a hospital ship at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 17 Dec 1943Vice Admiral Richmond Turner in his office at the Pacific Fleet Headquarters, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, circa 1944Rear Admiral Richmond Turner aboard USS Rocky Mount off Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 18 Feb 1944Vice Admiral Richmond Turner aboard USS Rocky Mount off Saipan, Mariana Islands,  17 Jun 1944
Rear Admiral Richmond Turner congratulating US Marine Corps Private First Class Carl Emanuel Magnuson after Magnuson had just received a Purple Heart medal, aboard a hospital ship at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 17 Dec 1943Vice Admiral Richmond Turner in his office at the Pacific Fleet Headquarters, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, circa 1944Rear Admiral Richmond Turner aboard USS Rocky Mount off Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 18 Feb 1944Vice Admiral Richmond Turner aboard USS Rocky Mount off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 17 Jun 1944
Vice Admiral Richmond Turner aboard USS Eldorado off Ryukyu Islands, Japan, Mar 1945MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2
Vice Admiral Richmond Turner aboard USS Eldorado off Ryukyu Islands, Japan, Mar 1945MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2
One page from the USS Missouri deck log for 2 Sep 1945 listing many of the dignitaries who came aboard for the surrender ceremony in Tokyo Bay, Japan.Portrait of Admiral Richmond Turner, date unknownPortrait of US Navy Admiral Richmond Turner, 1945-1947
One page from the USS Missouri deck log for 2 Sep 1945 listing many of the dignitaries who came aboard for the surrender ceremony in Tokyo Bay, Japan.Portrait of Admiral Richmond Turner, date unknownPortrait of US Navy Admiral Richmond Turner, 1945-1947
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