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.

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.

Library of Congress  Japanese Troops Defeated on Okinawa

Library of Congress Japanese Troops Defeated on Okinawa

American officer accepting sword of Japanese officer during the surrender of a naval base to American forces following the capitulation of Japan. Location:	Onomichi, Honshu, Japan Date taken: September 1945 Photographer:	Carl Mydans © Time Inc.

American officer accepting sword of Japanese officer during the surrender of a naval base to American forces following the capitulation of Japan. Location: Onomichi, Honshu, Japan Date taken: September 1945 Photographer: Carl Mydans © Time Inc.

'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.'

'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.

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)

Japanese Surrender aboard the USS Missouri Sep. 2, 1945. Different Angle (1033x1280)

IJN Battleship " Nagato " in 1946 after the Japanese Surrender.

IJN Battleship " Nagato " in 1946 after the Japanese Surrender.

How I sometimes feel...     Found on a Japanese website and on Tumblr

How I sometimes feel... Found on a Japanese website and on Tumblr

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