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Local resident recalls Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri

Posted on May 29, 2016 at 8:43 am

During World War II, Navy Chief Petty Officer Dow Brock served aboard the USS Colorado and the USS Missouri as a shipfitter. He witnessed the formal surrender of Japanese forces on the deck of the USS Missouri on Sept. 4, 1945. It was Brock’s responsibility — and other...
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