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15 Aug 1955
  • USS Mingo was decommissioned from US Navy service and transferred to the Japanese Navy as submarine Kuroshio. ww2dbase [Mingo | CPC]
  • USS Saint Paul was named the flagship of the US 7th Fleet based in Japan. ww2dbase [Saint Paul | CPC]
  • Yi Gang, Prince Imperial Eui, passed away in Seongrak Manor in Seoul, South Korea. ww2dbase [Yi Gang | CPC]

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"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue."

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945