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Eliot Elisofon1945-09-04

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Aboard the USS Levy (DE-162), Japanese Rear Admiral Shigematsu Sakaibara (1898 - 1947) (left) signs a document surrendering control of Wake Island to Marine Brigadier General Lawson H. M. Sanderson (right) and US forces, September 4, 1945. Also pictured is Japanese Paymaster Lieutenant P. Hisao Napasato.

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  • Date: 1945-09-04
  • Location: Marshall Islands
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSPARENCY
  • Subject Keywords: Wwii, Peace, Lawson Sanderson, With Japan, Wars, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Eliot Elisofon
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1137514
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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