Japanese Surrender on USS Missouri, Attendance Certificate

Image of certifcate/I.D. card for Lt. Robert L. Balfour, USNR, certifying attendance at formal surrender of Japanese Forces to Allied Powers aboard USS Missouri.

[actual size: 3" x 2 .25"]


USS MISSOURI
SEPTEMBER 2, 1945
Tokyo Bay
CERTIFYING THE PRESENCE OF:

LIEUT. ROBERT L. BALFOUR USNR

at the formal surrender of the Japanese Forces
to the Allied Powers.
[signed] S.S. Murray
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer
[signed] Douglas MacArthur
General of the Army
Supreme Commander
Allied Powers
[signed] C.W. Nimitz
Fleet Admiral, US Navy
United States
Representative
W.F. Halsey
Admiral, US Navy
Commander
Third Fleet