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040973

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ID number 040973
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Place made Japan: Tokyo Bay
Date made 2 September 1945
Physical description Black & white

Description

SURRENDER OF JAPANESE ABOARD USS "MISSOURI". AIR VICE MARSHAL I. ISITT, REPRESENTING THE DOMINION OF NEW ZEALAND, SIGNS THE INSTRUMENT OF SURRENDER WATCHED BY AN OFFICER OF THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY. GENERAL MACARTHUR, SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, STANDS AT THE MICROPHONE.