Capt Monn assumes duties on Ponape following Japanese Surrender

Following the surrender of Ponape, Captain Monn, division commander on USS HYMAN (DD732), prepares to assume his duties as the military governor of Ponape while several officers of the Japanese garrison stand by ready to assist.

Photo courtesy of: U.S. Marine Corps (via Frank E. Acker) and the
Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen's (VMB-613) website.

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