Portrait of Yoshijiro Umezu, May 1936Colonel Lawrence Cosgrave signing the surrender instrument on behalf of the Dominion of Canada aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945.Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and General Yoshijiro Umezu led along the deck of destroyer Lansdowne by US Army Colonel Sidney Mashbir after the surrender ceremonies, 2 Sep 1945General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4
Portrait of Yoshijiro Umezu, May 1936Colonel Lawrence Cosgrave signing the surrender instrument on behalf of the Dominion of Canada aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945.Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and General Yoshijiro Umezu led along the deck of destroyer Lansdowne by US Army Colonel Sidney Mashbir after the surrender ceremonies, 2 Sep 1945General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4
General 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 4General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Japanese delegation leaving the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, Japan after signing the surrender documents, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2; note the temporary photographers platforms built outboard of the verandah deck
General 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 4General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Japanese delegation leaving the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, Japan after signing the surrender documents, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2; note the temporary photographers platforms built outboard of the verandah deck
Lieutenant General Sutherland correcting Japanese surrender document, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the surrender instrument aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Signature page of the Japanese instrument of surrenderThe Japanese delegation arriving aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Photo 3 of 7
Lieutenant General Sutherland correcting Japanese surrender document, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the surrender instrument aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Signature page of the Japanese instrument of surrenderThe Japanese delegation arriving aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Photo 3 of 7
The Japanese delegation arriving aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Photo 4 of 7The Japanese delegation arriving aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Photo 5 of 7The Japanese delegation arriving aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Photo 6 of 7The Japanese delegation arriving aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Photo 7 of 7
The Japanese delegation arriving aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Photo 4 of 7The Japanese delegation arriving aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Photo 5 of 7The Japanese delegation arriving aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Photo 6 of 7The Japanese delegation arriving aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Photo 7 of 7
The Japanese delegation departing the USS Missouri’s starboard verandah deck after signing the instruments of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945The defendants at the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, Ichigaya Court, Tokyo, Japan, May-Jun 1946
The Japanese delegation departing the USS Missouri’s starboard verandah deck after signing the instruments of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945The defendants at the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, Ichigaya Court, Tokyo, Japan, May-Jun 1946
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