Japanese surrender ceremony aboard USS Missouri, September 1945

Place Asia: Japan, Tokyo Bay
Accession Number S00032
Collection type Sound
Measurement 26 min 6 sec
Object type Radio broadcast
Physical description sound disc (lacquer); brand unknown; 78 rpm; mono; 16 inch
Maker MacArthur, Douglas
Place made Japan: Tokyo Bay
Date made 2 September 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Commonwealth of Australia copyright

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Description

Commentary and description of the Japanese surrender ceremony aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay Japan, 2 September 1945. Representatives of the Japanese government and military representatives of the allied nations are each identified as they sign the surrender document. The proceedings are presided over by General Douglas MacArthur. Recording of live radio broadcast.

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