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    Japanese forces surrender to Allied forces onboard the U.S.S. Missouri

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Surrender signed in Tokyo Bay

    JAPAN: Tokyo Bay:

    AMERICA. NAVAL. Shots of U.S. warships in Tokyo Bay. Surrender being signed on U.S.S. MISSOURI.

    ARMISTICE For Jap surrender in Tokyo

    CHINA. Chinese representative signs Jap surrender document on U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay.

    DOOLITTLE, Mjr.(General) Arriving onboard U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay To witness signing of surrender document.

    JAPAN. U.S. airborne forces land on Atsugi airfield near Tokyo Map of Southern Honshu. U.S. troops disembarking at Yokosuka,Ad.Totsuko surrenders to Ad. Carney.Jap warships in Tokyo Bay.

    JAPAN-NAVAL Battered remains of 'Nagato',members of crew on surrender in Tokyo Bay.aftersurrender. Miget subs,& pocket destroyers.

    MACARTHUR. GEN. DOUGLAS. Arriving on board 'Missouri' in Tokyo Bay. Speech before Jap envoys sign surrender. Signing himself (using tow pen gives one to Gen. Wainwright, the other to Gen Percival

    MAPS. Map of Southern Honshu.

    MISSOURI U.S.A. IN TOKYO BAY.Gen. Wainwright arriving onboard,followed by Gen. Doolittle, lastly Gen, MacArthur.Jap envoys arriving onboard.Speech by MacArthur.Foreign Minister Shigemitsu signing surrender. Gen Umezu signs. MacArthur signs. (ON deck). Chinese & Russian reps: sign.

    PERCIVAL LT.GEN. (General/Officer Commanding Malaya). Receiving pen from Gen MacArthur with which he signed second half of his name on surrender document on U.S.S. Missouriin Tokyo bay.

    RUSSIA. Russian representative signs Jap surrender document on U.S.S. Missouri, in Tokyo Bay.

    SUBMARINES. Jap 'Midget subs' in Tokyo Bay after surrender.

    WAINWRIGHT. Gen. U.S. Arriving onboard U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay, to witness Jap surrender. Receiving from MacArthur the pen with which he signed first half of his name on the surrender document.

    WWII, World War II, Second World War, Japan, Japanese, Allied, surrender, Wainwright, prisoner, Doolittle, Douglas Admiral MacArthur, Russia, Potsdam, Potsdam Declaration, USA, United States of America,
    Background: Japanese forces surrender to Allied forces onboard the U.S.S. Missouri

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