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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"
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
United States Navy, "The history of USS Missouri" (1945). World War Regimental Histories. 206.
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