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WWII Surrender - Japan - USS Missouri

Reel Number: 221022-07

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1945

Country: Japan

Location: Tokyo Bay

TC Begins: 19:32:42

TC Ends: 19:39:00

Duration: 00:06:18

WWII Surrender - Japan - USS Missouri Sailors on board USS Missouri. LSs of USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. Coming to Missouri & view of sailors in dress whites lining rail. Destroyer tying up alongside & Allied representatives saluted, greeting & arriving inc. Gen. MacArthur. 19:34:02 Overhead of various British, French, US etc. Military press photographers. 19:35:53 Launch arriving; Japanese boarding. 19:36:33 MacArthur addresses Premier Shigemitsu and aides - standing at microphone. Shigemitsu to table. 19:37:01 Russian emmisary Lt. Gen. Derevyanko signing; Gen. Sir Thomas Blamey of Australia signing; Col. Moore Cosgrave of Canada signing; Gen. Jacques LeClere of France signing; and Adm. Conrad Helfilca of Netherlands signing. Document closed and passed to Japanese. 19:38:06 VS Japanese envoys signing surrender book. Mostly overhead shots. VJ Day. Pacific War.

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