Wainwright and MacArthur, date unknownWainwright announcing the surrender of American forces in the Philippine Islands, under supervision of a Japanese censor, Manila, Philippine Islands, 7 May 1942MacArthur embracing Wainwright, the New Grand Hotel, Yokohama, Japan, 31 Aug 1945Douglas MacArthur giving a pen to Arthur Percival to sign the Japanese surrender document, aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945
Wainwright and MacArthur, date unknownWainwright announcing the surrender of American forces in the Philippine Islands, under supervision of a Japanese censor, Manila, Philippine Islands, 7 May 1942MacArthur embracing Wainwright, the New Grand Hotel, Yokohama, Japan, 31 Aug 1945Douglas MacArthur giving a pen to Arthur Percival to sign the Japanese surrender document, aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945
MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 4MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 3 of 4MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4
MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 4MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 3 of 4MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4
One 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.Jonathan Wainwright decorated with Medal of Honor by US President Harry Truman, 14 Sep 1945
One 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.Jonathan Wainwright decorated with Medal of Honor by US President Harry Truman, 14 Sep 1945
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