Colonel Lawrence Cosgrave signing the surrender instrument on behalf of the Dominion of Canada aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945.General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 4General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 3 of 4
Colonel Lawrence Cosgrave signing the surrender instrument on behalf of the Dominion of Canada aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945.General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 4General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 3 of 4
General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Lieutenant General Sutherland correcting Japanese surrender document, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 4Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the surrender instrument aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4
General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Lieutenant General Sutherland correcting Japanese surrender document, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 4Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the surrender instrument aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4
Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the surrender instrument aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2Signature page of the Japanese instrument of surrender
Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the surrender instrument aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2Signature page of the Japanese instrument of surrender
The Japanese delegation departing the USS Missouriís starboard verandah deck after signing the instruments of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945Xu Yongchang signing the surrender document on behalf of China aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 5Replica of the Japanese instrument of surrender on display at the West Point Museum, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, United States, 22 Sep 2007
The Japanese delegation departing the USS Missouriís starboard verandah deck after signing the instruments of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945Xu Yongchang signing the surrender document on behalf of China aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 5Replica of the Japanese instrument of surrender on display at the West Point Museum, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, United States, 22 Sep 2007


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