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Photo #: SC 210641
Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
The Japanese delegation comes on board USS Nicholas (DD-449) to be taken to USS Missouri for the surrender ceremonies, 2 September 1945.
Most sources state that the Japanese were transported to Missouri by USS Lansdowne (DD-486), while Nicholas carried members of the Allied Powers' delegations.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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27 January 1999