Photo #: USA C-2717 (Color)
Surrender of Japan, Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander, reading his speech to open the surrender ceremonies, on board USS Missouri (BB-63). The representatives of the Allied Powers are behind him, including (from left to right): Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser, RN, United Kingdom; Lieutenant General Kuzma Derevyanko, Soviet Union; General Sir Thomas Blamey, Australia; Colonel Lawrence Moore Cosgrave, Canada; General Philippe LeClerc, France; Admiral Conrad E.L. Helfrich, The Netherlands and Air Vice Marshal Leonard M. Isitt, New Zealand. Lieutenant General Richard K. Sutherland, U.S. Army, is just to the right of Air Vice Marshal Isitt. Off camera, to left, are the representative of China, General Hsu Yung-chang, and the U.S. representative, Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN. Framed flag in upper left is that flown by Commodore Matthew C. Perry’s flagship when she entered Tokyo Bay in 1853.
Photo # USA C-4627 Gen. MacArthur signs japanese surrender instrument
In the port of Kupang (Timor) on the deck of the HM Moresby, the Japanese commander Colonel Tatuichi Qaeda and his staff Major Muiosu Slioji, listen to the terms of surrender in connection with the capitulation of Japan
Date voor/before 1947 (voor of in)
Author niet bekend / unknown (Fotograaf/photographer).