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Formal Jap Surrender

Film | Accession Number: 1993.174.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0493 | Film ID: 410

Universal Newsreel, Vol. 18, No. 431. Release date, 09/06/1945.
According to UN advance information: "Japs Sign Surrender Papers." On the broad decks of the USS "Missouri" in Tokyo Bay, the official Japanese delegation signs the formal surrender documents. Military representatives of each of the victorious Allied powers, then affix their signatures, and hostilities are ended. Gen. MacArthur, Supreme Commander of the Allies, speaks to the gathering, and to the world, stating that hostilities have ceased, and that with God's help, war will be ended forever.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:04:43
Event Date
1945 September 06
Locale
Tokyo, Japan
Language
Mute
English
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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