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Japanese Foreign Minister, Mamoru Shigemitsu, signs the surrender documents on behalf of his government.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 78908

Japanese Foreign Minister, Mamoru Shigemitsu, signs the surrender documents on behalf of his government.

The formal capitulation ceremonies took palce aboard the U.S. battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay, south of Japan's capital on Sept. 1, 1945.

Date
1945 September 01
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Ron Leidelmeyer
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Record last modified: 2015-05-07 00:00:00
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