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"U.S.S. Missouri. Over this spot on 2 September 1945 the instrument of formal surrender of Japan to the Allied Powers was signed, thus bringing to a close the second World War. The ship at that time was at anchor in Tokyo Bay. Latitude 35° 21' 17" North -- Longitude 139° 45' 36" East"

Publication Date

1945

Keywords

United States Navy, World War 1939-1945, Regimental Histories, U.S.S. Missouri, Battleship BB-63, Japanese surrender, Mamour Shigumitsu, Harry Truman, Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, General Douglas MacArthur

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Military History

The history of USS Missouri

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