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SC 213704 Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945

Photo #: SC 213704  Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
Title: Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
Description: General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander, reading his speech to open the surrender ceremonies, on board USS Missouri (BB-63). The representatives of the Allied Powers are behind him, including (from left to right): General Hsu Yung-chang, China; Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser, RN, United Kingdom; Lieutenant General Kuzma Derevyanko, Soviet Union; General Sir Thomas Blamey, Australia; Colonel Lawrence Moore Cosgrave, Canada; General Jacques LeClerc, France; Admiral Conrad E.L. Helfrich, The Netherlands and Air Vice Marshall Leonard M. Isitt, New Zealand. Lieutenant General Richard K. Sutherland, U.S. Army, is just to the right of Air Vice Marshall Isitt. Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: SC 213704
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