PHOTO OF THE WEEK



The World War II Photo of the Week
for 1 May 2000


THE MIGHTY MO AND MOUNT FUJI (21 K)



The Mighty Mo and Mount Fuji

Close-up of the bow of the U.S.S. Missouri (BB-63), with Mount Fujiyama framed by her stem and anchor chain, in Sagami Wan or Tokyo Bay, Japan, circa 30 August 1945. This photograph was released for publication on 5 September 1945. Note The "Mighty Mo's" port anchor, paravane and anchor chains, and jack flying above her bow. British and U.S. battleships and cruisers are in the background. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives (Photo No. 80-G-700862).

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