V-J Day on the USS Missouri :: Tokyo Bay - Surrender of Japanese aboard USS Missouri. Admiral Chester Nimitz, representing the United States, signs the instrument of surrender.

Gen Douglas MacArthur signs as Supreme Allied Commander during formal surrender ceremonies onthe USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. Behind Gen MacArthur are Lt Gen Jonathan Wainwright and Lt Gen AE Percival - Sept 1945

5/15/15  10:30a  John Banner Model Photos  Sgt Schultz ''Hogan's Heroes''     Posing for an Army Recruiting Poster  At Age 32 in 1942  Where? hogansheroesfanclub.com  forum.axishistory.com

John Banner (SGT Schultz on Hogan's Heroes)- In he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps, underwent basic training in Atlantic City and became a supply sergeant. He served until

The face of a war machine

The battleship USS MISSOURI (BB is assisted away from the dock by the tug SEA ROBIN. The ship is en route to recommissioning in San Francisco.

Soldiers and sailors on the decks of the USS Missouri to watch the Japanese surrender which was signed on board. 1945.

The Japanese surrender ending World War II on the deck of the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, September

Alvin York, a backwoods Tennessean who became the most highly decorated soldier of World War I.

Alvin York, a backwoods Tennessean who became the most highly decorated soldier of World War I. His story was told in the 1941 movie Sergeant York where he was played by Gary Cooper.

USS Missouri (BB-63, 'Mighty MO') in her present state as a national memorial afloat. She was the platform for the signing of the Japanese instrument of surrender in August 1945. She was declared a museum ship in 1998.

Navy plans ship-based LTE for close-quarters communication

USS Missouri 'Mighty MO') in her present state as a national memorial afloat. She was the platform for the signing of the Japanese instrument of surrender in August She was declared a museum ship in

USS Missouri...From WW II, through Korea, the Cold War, and Desert Storm the USS Missouri proudly served her country 48 yrs! She is permanently moored in Hawaii.

From WW II, through Korea, the Cold War, and Desert Storm the USS Missouri proudly served her country 48 yrs! She is permanently moored in Hawaii.

USS Missouri (left) and USS Iowa anchored in Tokyo Bay

USS Missouri (left) and USS Iowa, built and launched during WWII was the last of the big guns battleships of the US Navy. With precision guided-missile technology of the modern warfare, there's no need for such gigantic battleships anymore.

On 7 December, 1941 the Japanese Empire conducted an air raid on American Ships at Pearl Harbour, bringing the United States into World War Two. It...

Pearl Harbor Attack--my home port during the Vietnam War. Many relics and reminders of the Pearl Harbor attack were still there in Nearby Hickam Airfield still had holes in the walls of offices and barracks as a reminder to never let our guard down.

George Takei at Rohwer Camp, Arkansas, where he and fellow Japanese were interned during World War II.

Star Trek actor George Takei writes about being interned in Arkansas and California internment camps along with his Japanese-American family during WWII, a particularly important remembrance.

lmao....it might be the only way these women would get a kiss

Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.

A U.S. sailor manning an anti-aircraft gun, 1943. #ToHellAndBack…

US sailor manning an anti-aircraft gun, Job description: honorable military man (those planes he was shooting at were shooting at him and his ship) and protector of freedom.

USS Missouri squeezing through one of the locks on the Panama Canal. With a beam of moving the ship through a wide lock did not leave much room for error. For many years, the Iowa class battleships were the widest vessels to transit the Panama Canal.

USS Missouri BB-63 Sister Ship

USS Missouri Veteran Magnet now available! Show your Navy Service pride on your refrigerator, car, file cabinet and other metallic surfaces! This custom magnet is 3 inches tall and 2 inches wide. Designed, Printed & Sublimated in the USA!

Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945 The photo bore the subtext "Photo # USA C-2717 Gen. MacArthur speaking, 2 Sept. 1945"

My grandfather worked with General MacArthur and Admiral Nimitz while he as in the US Navy. MacArthur speaking aboard USS Missouri Tokyo Bay, Japan- 2 Sep 1 of 3

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