Overall: 2 x 12 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 32.4 x 9.5 cm )
Rectangular block of teakwood.
According to the accession records, this block of wood came from the part of the deck of the U.S.S. Missouri on which the Japanese officially surrendered after World War II. The donor served on the ship during the war.
Gift of Mr. Edward M.Walsh
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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