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Douglas MacArthur Receives the Japanese Surrender

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Douglas MacArthur Receives the Japanese Surrender

(2 min) tv-g

On September 2, 1945, aboard the U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay, World War II comes to a close when Japanese officials sign the unconditional surrender. Gen. Douglas MacArthur presides over the signing and delivers a short speech on the momentous occasion.