General Walter Krueger of US 6th Army inspecting US Marines at Mount Martha, Melbourne, Australia, 1943; note General William Rupertus and Colonel Merritt EdsonGenerals Walter Kreuger, William Rupertus, and Douglas MacAthur, circa 1943Krueger, MacArthur, and Marshall in the South Pacific, late 1943MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4
General Walter Krueger of US 6th Army inspecting US Marines at Mount Martha, Melbourne, Australia, 1943; note General William Rupertus and Colonel Merritt EdsonGenerals Walter Kreuger, William Rupertus, and Douglas MacAthur, circa 1943Krueger, MacArthur, and Marshall in the South Pacific, late 1943MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4
Nimitz 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 2One page from the USS Missouri deck log for 2 Sep 1945 listing many of the dignitaries who came aboard for the surrender ceremony in Tokyo Bay, Japan.
Nimitz 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 2One page from the USS Missouri deck log for 2 Sep 1945 listing many of the dignitaries who came aboard for the surrender ceremony in Tokyo Bay, Japan.
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