SURRENDER OF JAPANESE ABOARD USS MISSOURI. GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY SIGNS ON BEHALF OF ...

Accession Number 040969
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative acetate
Place made Japan: Tokyo Bay
Date made 2 September 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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SURRENDER OF JAPANESE ABOARD USS MISSOURI. GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY SIGNS ON BEHALF OF AUSTRALIA. GENERAL MACARTHUR, SUPREME COMMANDER, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC STANDS EXTREME LEFT, WHILE OTHER AUSTRALIAN REPRESENTATIVES STAND BEHIND GENERAL BLAMEY, LEFT TO RIGHT: LIEUTENANT GENERAL F.H. BERRYMAN, CHIEF OF STAFF ADVANCED LAND HEADQUARTERS, AIR VICE MARSHAL W.D. BOSTOCK, RAAF, AIR OFFICER COMMANDING RAAF COMMAND ALLIED AIR FORCES, REAR ADMIRAL G.D. MOORE, RAN, FLAG OFFICER IN CHARGE SYDNEY, AND MAJOR D.H. DWYER, MILITARY ASSISTANT TO COMMANDER IN CHIEF, AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES.