Dozens of F4U Corsair and F6F Hellcat fighter planes fly in formation over the USS Missouri, while the surrender ceremonies to end World War II take place aboard the U.S. Navy battleship, on September 2, 1945.

Dozens of F4U Corsair and F6F Hellcat fighter planes fly in formation over the USS Missouri, while the surrender ceremonies to end World War II take place aboard the U.S. Navy battleship, on September 2, 1945.

Brooklyn Navy Yard:  The Brooklyn Navy Yard (shown in 1942) operates 24/7 during the war with a staff of 70,000. It builds such vessels as the USS Missouri, the battleship whose deck would host the Japanese surrender.

Brooklyn Navy Yard: The Brooklyn Navy Yard (shown in 1942) operates 24/7 during the war with a staff of 70,000. It builds such vessels as the USS Missouri, the battleship whose deck would host the Japanese surrender.

Battleship Movie: USS Missouri Battleship vs. Regent Mothership (alien ship)

Battleship Movie: USS Missouri Battleship vs. Regent Mothership (alien ship)

Probably the best picture I've ever seen of planes and ships during WW II. Wow.

Probably the best picture I've ever seen of planes and ships during WW II. Wow.

45,000 ton Iowa Class Battleship, was commissioned on 11 June 1944 ...

45,000 ton Iowa Class Battleship, was commissioned on 11 June 1944 ...

USS Missouri, a real ship,one of my all time favourites. A grand old war horse.I love her.

USS Missouri, a real ship,one of my all time favourites. A grand old war horse.I love her.

USS Missouri (BB-63) Battleship now docked permanently as a museum at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

USS Missouri (BB-63) Battleship now docked permanently as a museum at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

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