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Japanese Office From Mille Boards USS Levy DE 162

A senior Japanese officer from Mille Atoll comes aboard USS Levy DE 162 on August 19th to negotiate peace and arrange surrender terms, three days before the actual signing of the official Japanese surrender on August 22, 1945.   Lt. Cmdr. William G. Clarenback, is standing with his side to the camera, saluting. The other Levy officer is Daniel F. Evans.

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