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General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4

Caption   General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-332701
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Japan's Surrender   Main article  Photos  
Japanese Instrument of Surrender   Main article  Photos  
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Thomas Blamey   Main article  Photos  
Kuzma Derevyanko   Main article  Photos  
Yoshijiro Umezu   Main article  Photos  
Bruce Fraser   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Missouri   Main article  Photos  
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 7 Sep 2006

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Commenter identity confirmed Alan Chanter says:
5 Jan 2008 02:33:26 AM

In white shorts and socks is Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser, C-in-C British Pacific Fleet. To his left is Lieutenant General Kuzma Derevyanko representing the Soviet Union, and to his left is General Sir Thomas Blamey representing the Dominion of Australia.
2. Peter Campo says:
25 Apr 2015 09:38:19 AM

80-G-332701 General Umezu signs surrender. Who is the American watching him sign?
3. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
25 Apr 2015 02:32:12 PM

Standing between MacArthur and the desk is MacArthur’s chief of staff LtGen Richard K. Sutherland who acted as the chief of protocol for the surrender signing ceremony.

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WW2-Era Place Name Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Lat/Long 35.3547, 139.7600
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