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Post-WWII - 1945, Pacific War: Surrender Of Japan - Complete Pictures Of Official End Of World War II

Reel Number: 220475-43

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1945,1940s

Country: Japan,USA

Location: Tokyo Bay

TC Begins: 16:23:06

TC Ends: 16:29:27

Duration: 00:06:21

Post-WWII - 1945, Pacific War: Surrender Signing Aboard USS Missouri (BB-63) 02Sep45. Intertitle: Historic Films: Surrender Of Japan - Complete Pictures Of Official End Of World War II. 16:23:19 Battleship Missouri (BB-63) entering Tokyo Bay. Sailors in dress whites as Admiral Nimitz comes aboard & welcomed byAdm. Halsey & Marine officers. CU Halsey. 16:23:40 General MacArthur arrives & greeted by Halsey & Nimitz & all walk along deck. 16;24:05 US Navy boat arrives w/ Japanese delegation; Foreign Minister Shigemitsu w/ top hat leads on board. Japanese pose on deck, MCUs. 16:24:43 MacArthur arrives at microphones for ceremony. SOF reading entire speech: “We are gathered here... to conclude a solemn agreement whereby peace may be restored... It is my honest hope ... that from this solemn occasion a better world shall emerge from the carnage... A world dedication to the dignity of man... freedom, tolerance and justice... I now invite the representatives of the Emporer of Japan & the Japanese government & the Japanese General Headquarters to sign the instrument of surrender at the places indicated.“ 16:26:44 Shigemitsu signs. General Yoshijiro Umez signs. 16:27:16 MacArthur SOF: “The Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers will now sign on behalf of all the nations at war w/ Japan. Will General Wainwright & General Percival step forward & accompany me while I sign?” VIPs & sailors watch as MacArthur signs & presents pens to Wainwright & Percival. 16:28:11 Allied military VIPs watching. Admiral Nimitz signs for US & Truman. 16:28:34 General Hsu Yung-chang signs for China. Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser signs for United Kingdom; Colonel Lawrence Cosgrave signs for Canada; Lt. General Kuzma Derevyanko for USSR. 16:28:54 MacArthur closing speech, SOF, re peace being restored to the world. CU closes documents. Planes fly overhead. CU staged US flag in breeze. Post-WW2; 1940s; Ceremony; Wars End;

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