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.
Library of Congress Japanese Troops Defeated on Okinawa
'Battleship Missouri located in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. An Iowa class battleship which is perhaps most famous for hosting the signing ceremony for the Japanese surrender in September 1945, today it is a museum ship in Pearl Harbor.'
USS Missouri Memorial. Really interesting to see a battleship and the history is unbelievable. You can actually stand in the spot where the Japanese surrender ceremony took place! A little pricey, but definitely worth a visit.
Japanese Surrender aboard the USS Missouri Sep. 2, 1945. Different Angle (1033x1280)
IJN Battleship " Nagato " in 1946 after the Japanese Surrender.