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    Japanese Surrender in Tokyo Bay: Chester Nimitz Photograph Inscribed and Signed "C.W. Nimitz." 7" x 5", no place; no date. The photograph was taken during the Japanese surrender aboard the USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, September 2, 1945. Nimitz, Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet, is seen sitting at a large desk signing the surrender documents as the representative of the United States and is surrounded by officers of the U. S. Navy. Below the photo, Nimitz has inscribed, "To Roland K. Flower, HM2, USN - with best wishes - C.W. Nimitz, Fleet Admiral, USN" in black ink.

    Condition: Light edge toning, with some minor creasing at the edges and corners. There is a light indentation at the top center edge from a paper clip. Bumped corners. Minor soiling on verso. Boldly signed.


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    April, 2020
    22nd Wednesday
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