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Jun 30, 1951

A group of stranded Japanese soldiers who had refused to believe that World War II had ended, finally surrendered to Lieutenant Commander James B. Johnson, USS Cocopa (ATF 101), on Anatahan Island in the northern Marianas.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2010-06-30

Tags: Surrender, Post-War, Marianas

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