Woodbury County

Earl E. Johnson




Two Sioux City Navy men, Earl E. Johnson, motor machinists mate second class, whose wife lives at 2617 Home Street, and Lt. (j.g) William Charles Anderson, whose mother, Mrs. Alice M. Anderson, lives at 3711 Seventh Avenue, witnessed the formal Japanese surrender from the submarine U.S.S. Razorback in Tokyo Bay. The Razorback and 11 other boats representing the submarine service, which sank more Jap ships than any other allied military arm surface shortly before the ceremonies on the U.S.S. Missouri.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, September 22, 1945