Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the surrender instrument aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4

Caption   Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the surrender instrument aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseNational Museum of Naval Aviation LR Devoe Collection
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Photos on Same Day 2 Sep 1945
Photos at Same Place Tokyo Bay, Japan
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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