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Instrument of surrender.

Author: Mamoru ShigemitsuYoshijirō UmezuDouglas MacArthurChester W NimitzYongchang XuAll authors
Publisher: [United States?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1945 and 1999?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Japanese Instrument of Surrender was the written agreement that formalized the surrender of the Empire of Japan, marking the end of World War II. The signing took place on the deck of USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mamoru Shigemitsu; Yoshijirō Umezu; Douglas MacArthur; Chester W Nimitz; Yongchang Xu; Bruce Fraser; Kuzma Nikolayevich Derevyanko; Thomas Blamey, Sir; Lawrence Moore Cosgrave; Philippe Leclerc; Conrad E L Helfrich; Leonard Monk Isitt; Allied Powers (1919- )
OCLC Number: 936337329
Notes: Caption title.
"Signed at Tokyo Bay, Japan at 09:04 on the second day of September, 1945 ... accepted at Tokyo Bay, Japan at 09:08 on the second day of September, 1945, for the United States, Republic of China, United Kingdom and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and in the interests of the other United Nations at war with Japan".
Allied copy, signed by: Mamoru Shigemitsu, by Command and in behalf of the Emperor of Japan and the Japanese Government; by Yoshijirō Umezu, by Command and in behalf of the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters; by Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers; C.W. Nimitz, United States Representative; Hsu Yung-chang, Republic of China Representative; Bruce Fraser, United Kingdom Representative; Kuzma Derevyanko, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Representative; Thomas Blamey, Commonwealth of Australia Representative; Lawrence Moore Cosgrave, Dominion of Canada Representative; Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Provisional Government of the French Republic Representative; C.E.L. Helfrich, Kingdom of the Netherlands Representative; Leonard M. Isitt, Dominion of New Zealand Representative.
Description: 1 sheet ; 46 x 56 cm

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The Japanese Instrument of Surrender was the written agreement that formalized the surrender of the Empire of Japan, marking the end of World War II. The signing took place on the deck of USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945.

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