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[Japanese surrender, September 2, 1945]

Description: Photograph of Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the Instrument of Surrender aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. Toshikazu Kase overlooks Shigemitsu's shoulder.
Date: September 2, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[General Douglas MacArthur addresses dignitaries at the signing of the Japanese Surrender]

Description: Photograph relating to the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender which ended WWII. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander, address the crowd at the beginning of the ceremony. Behind him from left to right stand: General Hsu Yung-Chang of China; Admiral Sir Bruce A. Fraser, Royal Navy; Lt. General Kuzma Derevyanko of the U.S.S.R.; and General Sir Thomas Blamey of Australia.
Date: September 2, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Military officers on the deck of the USS Missouri for the Japanese Surrender of WWII]

Description: Photograph relating to the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender that ended WWII. Allied military officers stand on the deck of the USS Missouri. From left to right on the front row are: Lt. General Kuzma Derevyando of the U.S.S.R.; General Sir Thomas Blamey of Australia; Colonel Lawrence Moore Cosgrave of Canada; General Jacques LeClerc of France; Vice Admiral Conrad E.L. Helfrich of the Netherlands; and Air Vice Marshall Leonard M. Isitt of New Zealand.
Date: September 2, 1945
Creator: Kahl, Kalvin Henry
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Portrait of Mark C. Yoakum]

Description: Portrait of Private First Class Mark C. Yoakum wearing a nice jacket. The text on the photograph contains information about his troop company, his birth and death dates, the medals he won, and the names of his parents: "P. F. C. Mark C. Yoakum, Co. L. 4th Marines Born March 26th, 1925 Killed May 22nd, 1945 at Okinawa Purple Heart, Silver Star, and Took part in four invasions Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Yoakum."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Know Your Enemy: Japan!

Description: A pamphlet published during World War II about Japan, organized into sections answering ten questions: I. How large is the Japanese Empire? -- II. Is Japan self-sufficient in food? -- III. Is Japan self-sufficient in raw materials? -- IV. How will Japan's conquests in Southern Asia affect her raw material position? -- V. If Japan is so poor in raw materials, how was she able to become a great industrial power? -- VI. What are the present living standards of the Japanese people? -- VII. Who owns Japanese banks and industry? -- VIII. How is Japan governed? -- IX. Are there Trade Unions in Japan? -- X. What is Japan's naval and military strength?
Date: 1942
Creator: Jenkinson, Anthony
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Seven Soldiers in Japan]

Description: Photograph of seven unidentified soldier standing outside in Japan. A cherry tree is visible behind them.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Four Soldiers in Japan]

Description: Photograph of four unidentified soldiers standing in front of a base in Japan.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldier In Front of Warehouse]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified soldier standing in front of the entrance to a warehouse in Japan.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Two Soldiers by Jeep]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified soldiers of the 44th Tank Battalion sitting by a Jeep in Japan.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldier Smoking Pipe]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified soldier smoking a pipe in front of a building in Japan.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Two Soldiers at Base]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified soldiers standing in front of the base at Japan.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldier in Japan]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified soldier standing in front of the wreckage of a house. There is a sign warning against attacking U.S. soldiers in the background.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldier Standing by Warehouse]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified soldier standing in front of the entrance of a warehouse in Japan.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Kenneth Bray in Japan]

Description: Photograph of Kenneth Bray standing by a wrecked vehicle in Japan.
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Japan and South China Seas.

Description: Map shows geography, political boundaries, towns, and cities in Japan and part of China. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Includes location diagram. Scale [ca. 1:4,000,000].
Date: 1945
Creator: United States Army Map Service
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Portrait of J. J. S. Smith of the Marine Corp]

Description: Portrait of J. J. S. Smith of the 24th Marines 4th Division wearing a shirt and tie. The text on the bottom of the photo contains information about his birth and death: "J. J. S. Smith 24th Marines 4th Div. Born Feb. 6th, 1926 Killed March 2nd, 1945 at Iwo Jima."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Red Cross Canteen]

Description: Photograph of people standing outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan. Vehicles are visible on the far right.
Date: September 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Sergeant Peters Standing on Dock]

Description: Photograph of a large group of soldiers standing on the dock in Yokohama, Japan, waiting to board a ship to take them home to America. Sgt. Robert Peters stands on the far right of the photo.
Date: October 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum