Rayville’s Arthur E. Day Witnesses Surrender of Japan on the USS Razorback Submarine in Tokyo Bay.

ARTHUR E. DAY, ON SUBMARINE, WITNESSES SURRENDER OF JAPAN On the USS Razorback In Tokyo Bay, Sept. 2. (Delayed) Arthur E. Day, torpedoman’s mate, second class, whose mother, Mrs. Oza Bruce, lives on Route 1, Rayville, La., today witnessed the formal Japanese surrender from this submarine. The Razorback and eleven other boats representing the submarine service, which sank more Jap ships than any other Allied military arm, surfaced shortly before the ceremonies on the USS Missouri. On her successful war patrols she sank several enemy war craft and merchant ships.

Arthur E. Day, On Submarine, Witnesses Surrender of Japan, via USS MissouriArthur E. Day, On Submarine, Witnesses Surrender of Japan, via USS Missouri Sat, Sep 29, 1945 – 3 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com

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