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Vol. 4 No. 16

Surrender & Occupation of Japan

Aboard the battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay, the Emperor’s delegation surrenders for Japan. As Japanese Foreign Minister Shigemitsu signs the surrender document. Gen. Douglas MacArthur faces him, standing at the right of the desk with his back to the camera. See pages 2 through 9 for other pictures and stories on the surrender and occupation of Japan.