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MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4

Caption   MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-348366
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Photos in Series See all photos in this series
Photos on Same Day 2 Sep 1945
Photos at Same Place Tokyo, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 29 Dec 2006

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
8 Jul 2010 05:19:20 PM

who was the man 3rd to the right of halsey
2. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
22 Jul 2016 03:24:20 PM

The man standing to the viewer’s right three people from Halsey in the front row is Gen Walter Krueger, commander of the 6th Army. The man standing to Halsey’s right three people away in the front row with only his cap visible above Percival’s is VAdm John S McCain.

Note also the battleship USS South Dakota in the background.

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Lat/Long 35.3547, 139.7600
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"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

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