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New film covers smaller moments of historic surrender on USS Missouri

  • U.S. NAVY
                                Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, representing the United States, signed the Instrument of Surrender on board the USS Missouri on Sept. 2, 1945, in Tokyo Bay. Standing directly behind him were Gen. Douglas MacArthur, left, Adm. William F. Halsey and Rear Adm. Forrest Sherman.

    U.S. NAVY

    Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, representing the United States, signed the Instrument of Surrender on board the USS Missouri on Sept. 2, 1945, in Tokyo Bay. Standing directly behind him were Gen. Douglas MacArthur, left, Adm. William F. Halsey and Rear Adm. Forrest Sherman.

On Sept. 2, 1945, the deadliest war in history officially ended on the deck of the battleship USS Missouri with Japan’s unconditional surrender. Read more

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