Photo #: SC 304314
Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
A U.S. Army honor guard presents arms as representatives of the Allied Powers arrive at pierside to be taken to USS Missouri for the surrender ceremonies, 2 September 1945.
Uniform patches and unit flag indicate that the honor guard is from the 11th Airborne Division Reconnaissance Battalion.
USS Buchanan (DD-484) is alongside the pier. She carried some of the dignitaries out to the Missouri.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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Image posted 27 January 1999
Coding updated 20 November 2001