General MacArthur, Admiral Nimitz, Admiral Halsey, Mamoru Shigemitsu and other officers aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay
Tokyo Bay Japan Date:1945 Duration:3 min 10 sec Sound:Yes
Ceremony aboard the USS Missouri (BB-63) as the Japanese surrender is signed in Tokyo Bay. Sailors stand in attention. U.S. Fleet Admiral William Frederick Halsey, Jr. greets U.S. Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz. Sailors sit and watch the ceremony. General of the U.S. Army Douglas MacArthur leads his party aboard and to their place. Uniform representatives of the Allied powers stand in attention. Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Mamoru Shigemitsu leads his party aboard and to their place. Douglas MacArthur opens the ceremony with a speech. Documents of surrender on table. General MacArthur,Admiral Nimitz and Admiral Halsey leave.
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