Japan's For. Min. Mamoru Shigemitsu (C), standing next to his aide (L) & Imperial Army Gen. Yoshijiro Umezu while somberly waiting to sign official surrender documents aboard the American battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.


  • Title: Japan Signs Surrender
  • Date: 1945-09-02
  • Location: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Wwii, With Japan, Yoshijiro Umezu, In Japan, Peace, Wars, Mamoru Shigemitsu, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Carl Mydans
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_237847
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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