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SC 212246 Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945

Photo #: SC 212246  Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
Title: Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
Description: 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.
Catalog #: SC 212246
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