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Not Nimitz

[Re: “Museum of the Pacific War Upgrades Nimitz Gallery,” News, by Brendan Manley, July 2020:] The following statement is made about Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz: “… and presided over Japan’s formal surrender aboard the battleship USS in Tokyo Bay on Sept. 2, 1945.” Fleet Admiral Nimitz signed the instrument of surrender on behalf of the United States; however, he was not the presiding officer at

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