Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

USA C-4626 Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945

Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
Title: Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
Description: Japanese Foreign Ministry representatives Katsuo Okazaki and Toshikazu Kase, and Lieutenant General Richard K. Sutherland, U.S. Army, correcting an error on the Japanese copy of the Instrument of Surrender, at the conclusion of the surrender ceremonies, 2 September 1945. Photographed looking forward from USS Missouri's superstructure. Note the relaxed stance of most of those around the surrender table. The larger ship in the right distance is USS Ancon (AGC-4). Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: USA C-4626
Related Content
Topic
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials