USS Levy Mili atoll

Mille Atoll, Marshall Islands, shown these sailors from USS Levy (DE 162) pointing with pride their sign, which reads, “We always welcome Seabees and Marines” 28 August 1945. This beach head became the first Japanese territory in World War II to formally surrender to United States forces. Shown (left to right): SM2 Abe Klotzman; YN2 Irwin Schwartz; Coxswain Henry Jendrzejanski, and EM2 Kenneth Werton. All the sailors were Navy Reserve.80-G-338460

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