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Surrender on the Missouri
  • Frank Filan
    Associated Press Newsphoto Service, distributor
  • Surrender on the Missouri, 1945
  • Where object was made: Tokyo Bay, Japan
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26.7 x 33.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10.5 x 13.12 in
    Mount Dimensions: 48.26 x 43.5 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 19 x 17.12 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0099

Man (identified as General of the Army Douglas MacArthur) signing a document at a desk with two uniformed men (identified as Lieutenant General Jonathan M. Wainwright, U.S. Army, and Lieutenant General Sir Arthur E. Percival, British Army, both of whom had just been released from Japanese prison camps) and a microphone behind him. Many uniformed men surround this scene in the background.