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A Japanese Navy pilot speaking with Lieutenant Rogers and Lieutenant Rader of USS Cumberland Sound as the ship entered Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945Aerial photo taken from aircraft from the USS Wasp (Essex-class) showing the near complete destruction of the Japanese city of Nagoya, late Aug 1945
A Japanese Navy pilot speaking with Lieutenant Rogers and Lieutenant Rader of USS Cumberland Sound as the ship entered Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945Aerial photo taken from aircraft from the USS Wasp (Essex-class) showing the near complete destruction of the Japanese city of Nagoya, late Aug 1945
Allied Prisoners of War in the Narumi sub-camp No 11 in Nagoya, Japan, leave messages of thanks on the roofs of their huts for supplies dropped to them from aircraft from the USS Wasp (Essex-class), 28 Aug 1945Battleships Missouri, Duke of York, King George V, and Colorado in Sagami Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945; note Mount Fuji in background
Allied Prisoners of War in the Narumi sub-camp No 11 in Nagoya, Japan, leave messages of thanks on the roofs of their huts for supplies dropped to them from aircraft from the USS Wasp (Essex-class), 28 Aug 1945Battleships Missouri, Duke of York, King George V, and Colorado in Sagami Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945; note Mount Fuji in background
Captain E. Grant and Lieutenant Rogers of USS Cumberland Sound consulting with a Japanese Navy pilot on the navigation of Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945Japanese Navy pilot and US Navy sailor T. Treis aboard USS Cumberland Sound as the ship entered Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945
Captain E. Grant and Lieutenant Rogers of USS Cumberland Sound consulting with a Japanese Navy pilot on the navigation of Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945Japanese Navy pilot and US Navy sailor T. Treis aboard USS Cumberland Sound as the ship entered Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945
Japanese surrender envoys led by General Numata Takazo escorted by British officers at Mingaladon airfield, Rangoon for the surrender of the Southern Army in Burma, 28 Aug 1945. They arrived in a Mitsubishi Ki-57 ‘Topsy’Lieutenant Commander Don Thorburn, Lieutenant Commander E. V. Wedell, interpreter S. Toda, Lieutenant Commander John MacInnes, Lieutenant W. V. ballow, and Lieutenant Commander Cliff McDowell at Atsugi Airfield, Japan, 28 Aug 1945
Japanese surrender envoys led by General Numata Takazo escorted by British officers at Mingaladon airfield, Rangoon for the surrender of the Southern Army in Burma, 28 Aug 1945. They arrived in a Mitsubishi Ki-57 ‘Topsy’Lieutenant Commander Don Thorburn, Lieutenant Commander E. V. Wedell, interpreter S. Toda, Lieutenant Commander John MacInnes, Lieutenant W. V. ballow, and Lieutenant Commander Cliff McDowell at Atsugi Airfield, Japan, 28 Aug 1945
Lieutenant Commander John MacInnes, Lieutenant Commander Don Thorburn, Soviet legation member K. Samiloff, Lieutenant W. V. bellow, Commander Anatoliy Rodinov, and Lieutenant Commander E. V. Wedell, Atsugi Airfield, Japan, 28 Aug 1945SB2C Helldiver from USS Essex flying over Yap, Caroline Islands, after the Japanese surrender, 28 Aug 1945
Lieutenant Commander John MacInnes, Lieutenant Commander Don Thorburn, Soviet legation member K. Samiloff, Lieutenant W. V. bellow, Commander Anatoliy Rodinov, and Lieutenant Commander E. V. Wedell, Atsugi Airfield, Japan, 28 Aug 1945SB2C Helldiver from USS Essex flying over Yap, Caroline Islands, after the Japanese surrender, 28 Aug 1945
TBM Avengers from the USS Wasp (Essex-class) dropping more supplies for POWs in the Narumi sub-camp No 11 in Nagoya, Japan, 28 Aug 1945The bomb bay of a TBM Avenger aboard USS Wasp (Essex-class) packed with clusters of sea bags filled with supplies to be dropped by parachute on prisoner of war camps holding US servicemen in Japan, 28 Aug 1945
TBM Avengers from the USS Wasp (Essex-class) dropping more supplies for POWs in the Narumi sub-camp No 11 in Nagoya, Japan, 28 Aug 1945The bomb bay of a TBM Avenger aboard USS Wasp (Essex-class) packed with clusters of sea bags filled with supplies to be dropped by parachute on prisoner of war camps holding US servicemen in Japan, 28 Aug 1945
United States Navy Commander Hiram Cassidy (left) and Japanese Navy Commander Toshio Kusaka (center) on the deck of the Japanese submarine I-400 alongside USS Proteus, Sagami Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945.View of Remote PPI Scope (set to 10-mile scale) of USS Cumberland Bay as the ship entered Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945
United States Navy Commander Hiram Cassidy (left) and Japanese Navy Commander Toshio Kusaka (center) on the deck of the Japanese submarine I-400 alongside USS Proteus, Sagami Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945.View of Remote PPI Scope (set to 10-mile scale) of USS Cumberland Bay as the ship entered Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945


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