Japanese Surrender, USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay 2 September 1945


Title
Japanese Surrender, USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay 2 September 1945
Description
Photograph showing Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz (1885-1966) signing the Instrument of Surrender on board the battleship USS Missouri (BB-63) during the formal ceremony ending World War II. Standing behind him are representatives of the victorious Allied Powers including General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. Admiral Chester W. Nimitz autographed it in the bottom margin for his Air Force friend and comrade, Frank A. Armstrong Jr.
Date
September 02, 1945
Original Format
photographs
Extent
12cm x 10cm
Local Identifier
0035-fos1
Subject(s)
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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