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Japanese Surrender on USS Missouri, Attendance Certificate


Image of certifcate/I.D. card for Lt. Robert L. Balfour, USNR, certifying attendance at formal surrender of Japanese Forces to Allied Powers aboard USS Missouri.
Caption: [actual size: 3" x 2 .25"]


USS MISSOURI

SEPTEMBER 2, 1945

Tokyo Bay

CERTIFYING THE PRESENCE OF:


LIEUT. ROBERT L. BALFOUR USNR

at the formal surrender of the Japanese Forces
to the Allied Powers.

[signed] S.S. Murray
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer

[signed] Douglas MacArthur
General of the Army
Supreme Commander
Allied Powers

[signed] C.W. Nimitz
Fleet Admiral, US Navy
United States
Representative

W.F. Halsey
Admiral, US Navy
Commander
Third Fleet

Published: Fri Jul 20 10:44:43 EDT 2018