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Photo #: SC 212246
Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
Lieutenant General Richard K. Sutherland, U.S. Army, Chief of Staff to General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, makes corrections to the Japanese copy of the Instrument of Surrender, at the conclusion of surrender ceremonies on board USS Missouri (BB-63), 2 September 1945. Japanese Foreign Ministry representatives Katsuo Okazaki (wearing glasses) and Toshikazu Kase are watching from across the table.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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27 January 1999