Location: Iyeshima Ie,jima,Ryukus Manila USS Missouri
TC Begins: 04:41:30
TC Ends: 04:44:31
First Pictures Japanese Surrender
British, US and Japanese en route to surrender
Planes lands carrying Japanese delegation to Iyeshima island near Okinawa en route to Manila. Japanese out of plane and meet American delegation (MacArthur not present). Japanese board plane for Philippines. Planes in flight.
Manila - MacArthur speech on balcony: “Very shortly I trust we’ll all be going home”.
HMS King George - Admiral Rawlings, Commander of the British Pacific Fleet at surrender day party aboard USS Missouri - toast drink bottoms up. Admiral Halsey cuts & eats cake with Japanese flag motif - jokingly pretends to cut other VIP’s throat.