Japanese copy of the Instrument of Surrender signed aboard USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on 2 Sep 1945. Note General Sutherland’s handwritten corrections after Col Lawrence Cosgrave of Canada signed on the wrong line

Caption   Japanese copy of the Instrument of Surrender signed aboard USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on 2 Sep 1945. Note General Sutherland’s handwritten corrections after Col Lawrence Cosgrave of Canada signed on the wrong line ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 25 May 2014

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
25 May 2015 10:49:08 PM

The Japanese copy of the Instrument of Surrender is currently housed in the Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tokyo, Japan

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