[Deck of the USS Missouri on the day of Japan's surrender]

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Photograph relating to the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender on the deck of the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. Army and Navy officials watch on as dignitaries leave the deck.

Physical Description

1 photographic print: b&w; 4 x 5 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. September 2, 1945.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Heritage House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 5408 times , with 115 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum is a living documentation of historic materials from Orange County. The Summerlee Foundation, the Stark Foundation, and private individuals contributed to the digitization of materials from the historic home.

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Description

Photograph relating to the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender on the deck of the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. Army and Navy officials watch on as dignitaries leave the deck.

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1 photographic print: b&w; 4 x 5 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • September 2, 1945

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  • May 6, 2008, 12:01 a.m.

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  • Oct. 26, 2009, 4:02 p.m.

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[Deck of the USS Missouri on the day of Japan's surrender], photograph, September 2, 1945; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36468/: accessed December 10, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Heritage House Museum.