Original Surrender Ceremony Documents Copy for Japan Surrender Ceremony on USS Missouri
The following documents show the planning that went into the Japanese Surrender Ceremony on board the USS Missouri on September 2, 1945.
Group "A" –ARMY
Seating Arrangement for Japan Surrender on USS Missouri
FLAG ALLOWANCE ORDERS.
Subject: Flag Allowance General Quarters and Dispersion Bill.
1. When general quarters or torpedo defense quarters are sounded for other thean drill, or test purposes or morning and evening alert, men of the THIRD Fleet Flag allowance will proceed to the stations assigned them as follows:
(a) Flag Plot
Carr, Y [...]
Surrender Ceremony Schedule of Arrivals
Order of Dignitaries During Peace Treaty Signing
This document part of my World War 2 Surrender documents which contains the Order of Dignitaries during the Peace Treaty signing on board the USS Missouri during the Japanese Surrender on September 2, 1945.
The following dignitaries attended the Japanese Surrender Ceremonies on board the USS [...]
This document is a memorandum from the USS Missouri during the Japanese Surrender 23 May 1945 and states:
United States Pacific Fleet
23 May 1945
Subject: Staff and Flag Allowance Damage Control and Fire Bill
1. In the [...]
Procedure of Assembling on Veranda Deck for Actual Ceremony
The following document details how the Japanese Surrender Ceremony was scheduled.
8:30 Officers in groups A, B, and C other than signatories will take places as set forth in annex able as indicated and thereafter in order of seniority as practicable.
8:45 (Same [...]