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Photo #: SC 210628
Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
Surrender ceremonies in progress, as seen from USS Missouri's foredeck, with the Marine guard and Navy band in the center foreground and the ship's embarkation ladder at lower left.
The backs of the Japanese delegation are visible on the 01 level deck, to the left of 16-inch gun turret # 2.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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25 January 1999