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John Florea1945-09-02

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

US Navy Admiral John F. Shafroth walking past an American flag (mounted in reverse years earlier) aboard the battleship USS Missouri. Flag was carried by Commodore Matthew Perry on an 1853 trade expedition to Japan; picture taken Sep. 2, 1945 during the official Japanese surrender ceremony ending WWII.

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  • Date: 1945-09-02
  • Location: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W NEGATIVE
  • Subject Keywords: John F. Shafroth, Peace, Wars, Wwii, American, Flags, In Japan, With Japan, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: John Florea
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1266614
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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