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NH 58406 Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945

Photo #: NH 58406  Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
Title: Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
Caption:
Description: Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific, and Pacific Ocean Areas, signs the Instrument of Surrender as United States representative, during the surrender ceremonies on board USS Missouri (BB-63), 2 September 1945. Standing immediately behind him are (from back to front): General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander; Admiral William F. Halsey, Commander, Third Fleet, and Rear Admiral Forrest Sherman, Deputy Chief of Staff to Admiral Nimitz. Representatives of the other Allied powers are at right. Collection of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 58406
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