SURRENDER OF JAPANESE ABOARD USS
ID number040973
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Place madeJapan: Tokyo Bay
Date made2 September 1945
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionSURRENDER 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.