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Chester Nimitz, Xu Yongchang, Bruce Fraser, Kuzma Derevyanko, and Thomas Blamey behind Douglas MacArthur aboard USS Missouri during the surrender ceremony, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945.Colonel Lawrence Cosgrave signing the surrender instrument on behalf of the Dominion of Canada aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945.
Chester Nimitz, Xu Yongchang, Bruce Fraser, Kuzma Derevyanko, and Thomas Blamey behind Douglas MacArthur aboard USS Missouri during the surrender ceremony, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945.Colonel Lawrence Cosgrave signing the surrender instrument on behalf of the Dominion of Canada aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945.
General Douglas MacArthur speaking aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, 1 of 4General Douglas MacArthur speaking aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, 2 of 4
General Douglas MacArthur speaking aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, 1 of 4General Douglas MacArthur speaking aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, 2 of 4
General Douglas MacArthur speaking aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, 3 of 4General Douglas MacArthur speaking aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, 4 of 4
General Douglas MacArthur speaking aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, 3 of 4General Douglas MacArthur speaking aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, 4 of 4
General Kuzma Nikolaivich Derevyenko signing the surrender instrument on behalf of the Soviet Union aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2General Kuzma Nikolaivich Derevyenko signing the surrender instrument on behalf of the Soviet Union aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2
General Kuzma Nikolaivich Derevyenko signing the surrender instrument on behalf of the Soviet Union aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2General Kuzma Nikolaivich Derevyenko signing the surrender instrument on behalf of the Soviet Union aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2
General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 4
General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 4General Umezu signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 4
Xu Yongchang, Bruce Fraser, Kuzma Derevyanko, Thomas Blamey, L. Moore Cosgrave, and Jacques Le Clerc aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945. Note the wire recorder upper left.
Xu Yongchang, Bruce Fraser, Kuzma Derevyanko, Thomas Blamey, L. Moore Cosgrave, and Jacques Le Clerc aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945. Note the wire recorder upper left.
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