General Douglas Mac Arthur and Admiral Chester A. Nimitz on the deck of USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay
Tokyo Bay Japan Date:1945, September 2 Duration:3 min 17 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Guns mounted on deck of the battleship, USS Missouri (BB-63), anchored in Tokyo Bay. General Douglas MacArthur and Admiral Chester A Nimitz walking on deck with other officials in preparation for signing of treaty to end war with Japan. Crew members crowd on deck. ( Note: The ship from which the action is photographed at the beginning, is the USS Buchanan, DD-484. She carried MacArthur and his entourage to the Missouri for the signing of the surrender.)
The ship the camera was on at the beginning of the film with the crowd at the bow is the USS Buchanan, DD484. She carried MacArthur and his entourage to the USS Missouri for the signing of the surrender.
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