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MacArthur and Nimitz aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945. Photo 3 of 3MacArthur and Nimitz arrived on USS Missouri for the signing of the instrument of surrender
MacArthur and Nimitz aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945. Photo 3 of 3MacArthur and Nimitz arrived on USS Missouri for the signing of the instrument of surrender
Nimitz 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
Nimitz 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.Signature page of the Japanese instrument of surrender
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.Signature page of the Japanese instrument of surrender
Fleet 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.Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, Governor Ingrid Stainback of Hawaii, and Mayor Lester Petrie of Honolulu in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States for Navy Day celebrations, 27 Oct 1945
Fleet 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.Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, Governor Ingrid Stainback of Hawaii, and Mayor Lester Petrie of Honolulu in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States for Navy Day celebrations, 27 Oct 1945
King, Forrestal, and Nimitz at the Navy Department, Washington DC, United States, 21 Nov 1945Chester Nimitz, Dwight Eisenhower, Harvard President James Conant, Henry Arnold, Alexander Vandegrift, and William Cleary at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 1946
King, Forrestal, and Nimitz at the Navy Department, Washington DC, United States, 21 Nov 1945Chester Nimitz, Dwight Eisenhower, Harvard President James Conant, Henry Arnold, Alexander Vandegrift, and William Cleary at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 1946
Portrait of US Chief of Naval Operations Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, Dec 1945-Dec 1947Fleet Admiral Nimitz, Fleet Admiral Leahy, President Truman, and Vice Admiral Mitscher aboard USS Franklin D. Roosevelt during maneuvers off the Virginia Capes, United States, 24 Apr 1946
Portrait of US Chief of Naval Operations Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, Dec 1945-Dec 1947Fleet Admiral Nimitz, Fleet Admiral Leahy, President Truman, and Vice Admiral Mitscher aboard USS Franklin D. Roosevelt during maneuvers off the Virginia Capes, United States, 24 Apr 1946
Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz watching an anti-submarine weapons demonstration aboard destroyer USS Wiltsie in the Atlantic Ocean, 11 May 1946Senior US military officers saluting as Forrest Sherman
Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz watching an anti-submarine weapons demonstration aboard destroyer USS Wiltsie in the Atlantic Ocean, 11 May 1946Senior US military officers saluting as Forrest Sherman's body arrived at Washington National Airport, Virginia, United States, 25 Jul 1951
Commander Eugene Fluckney, Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, a civilian, and Vice Admiral William Calhoun, Coronado, California, United States, 21 Jan 1953Elizabeth Murphy, Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, Harry Murphy, and Rear Admiral L. S. Fiske at the recommissioning ceremony of USS Menhaden, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 9 Mar 1953
Commander Eugene Fluckney, Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, a civilian, and Vice Admiral William Calhoun, Coronado, California, United States, 21 Jan 1953Elizabeth Murphy, Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, Harry Murphy, and Rear Admiral L. S. Fiske at the recommissioning ceremony of USS Menhaden, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 9 Mar 1953
Oil on canvas painting of Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, 1960Grave of Chester Nimitz, Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, California, United States, 29 Mar 2008
Oil on canvas painting of Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, 1960Grave of Chester Nimitz, Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, California, United States, 29 Mar 2008

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