After the atomic bombs were dropped, the war ended and we went into Tokyo Bay with the rest of the fleet, the Missouri and the rest of them, while they signed the terms of surrender that ended the war.
We were very fortunate that the carriers weren't in the harbor.
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|Birth:||23rd December, 1909|
|Death:||17th January, 1967|
Dov-Ber Rosofsky was born in New York City to Isidore "Itchik" Rosofsky and Sarah Epstein Rosofsky. His father was a Talmudic scholar who had emigrated to America from his native Brest-Litovsk after barely surviving a pogrom. The family then moved from New York to Chicago. Ross became a world champion in three weight divisions and was a decorated veteran of World War II.
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