Photo #: USA C-1189 (Color)
Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
View of the surrender ceremonies, looking forward from USS Missouri's superstructure, as Admiral Conrad E.L. Helfrich signs the Instrument of Surrender on behalf of The Netherlands. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur is standing beside him.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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Image posted 28 January 1999
Coding updated 28 March 2004