The following USS Missouri Surrender Photos are original black and white photos taken on board the USS Missouri during the Surrender of the Japanese on September 2, 1945. These photos belong to my family. When we took the photos to be displayed on the USS Missouri (2013); curator Mike Weidenbach stated, "I've never seen these
The following pictures show Admiral Halsey's 4 Star Flag in detail which was his personal flag during the Peace Treaty Signing for World War II on September 2, 1945. The flag was present during the Peace Treaty Signing to end World War II.
All documents, pictures, and World War II Japan Surrender Memorabilia including Admiral Halsey's 4 Star Flag are owned by my family. The collection is currently on display on board the USS Missouri Memorial Museum! The purpose of this site is to display my grandfather's World War II Japanese Surrender Memorabilia. The Japanese Surrender Ceremony aboard
Extra Japan Surrenders: The USS Missouri News Flash At Sea, OFF TOKYO 15 August 1945. On August 14th, 1945 President Truman announced to the people of the world that Japan had surrendered unconditionally. The announcement was made simultaneously in Washington, Moscow, London, and Chungking. The Text of the President statement is