Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
The Japanese delegation receives honors as they depart USS Missouri (BB-63) at the conclusion of the surrender ceremonies, 2 September 1945. General Yoshijiro Umezu is in the center, saluting. Photographed by Lieutenant Barrett Gallagher, USNR, from atop Missouri's forward 16-inch gun turret. Note photographers on platforms in the background, band in the lower left and seahorse insignia on the shoulder by the Marine in lower right. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.