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Release 171B (1945), Japanese Sign Final Surrender

Streaming Video - 2010
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This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: General MacArthur presides over U.S. forces assembled aboard the U.S.S. Missouri; Japanese surrender delegation arrives by Navy launch and take their assigned places; MacArthur gives speech on restoring peace and the unconditional nature of the surrender; Imperial representative and Japanese military leaders sign surrrender documents at the table; MacArthur signs; other U.S. and Allied leaders sign, including Admirals Nimitz and Sherman; MacArthur concludes the ceremony with a prayer for peace.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (9 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: Japanese Sign Final Surrender


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