World War 2 Surrender Collection Recognized! Today, September 2, 2013, 68 years after the surrender ceremony with Japan, our World War 2 Collection was featured on the front page of the Las Vegas Review Journal! What an exciting day! Our family is extremely honored and proud of the items on display at the USS Missouri!
Nearly 68 years ago, World War 2 officially ended when the Japanese signed the peace treaty (September 2, 1945). My family and I travelled this past week 08/06/2013 to the USS Missouri bringing a large collection of World War 2 Items to be put on display at the museum for the aniversary of the Peace
The following rare picture I believe is autographed by the famous actor Richard Clayton. Richard Clayton joined the Navy during World War 2. I also have another photo with my grandfather having dinner with Richard Clayton. (Will post this picture later). Can someone please help identify who this man is in this picture? Please
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 picture is an “OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH U.S. NAVY” The back sticker say: USN 496106 12 March 1946 Strong gates built in 11601 guard the entrance to Nijo Castle at Kyoto, Japan.
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 2/c.Merlar,
The following US 48 Star flag was present on board the US Missouri during the Japanese Surrender at Tokyo Bay, Japan on September 2, 1945. This flag was in Admiral Halsey's office and was believed to be mounted on the wall in the Admiral's office. My grandfather was on Admiral Halsey's staff and was the Coxswain
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.