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  • Description: General Douglas MacArthur signs as Supreme Allied Commander during formal surrender ceremonies on the USS MISSOURI in Tokyo Bay. Behind Gen. MacArthur are Lt. Gen. Jonathan Wainwright and Lt. Gen. A. E. Percival, September 2, 1945

Background notes: USS Missouri (BB-63)
English: The third USS Missouri (BB-63) ("Mighty Mo" or "Big Mo") is a U.S. Navy battleship, notable as the final battleship to be built by the United States, the second-to-last in the world after HMS Vanguard, and the site of the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II.
日本語: ミズーリ (USS Missouri, BB-63) はアメリカ海軍の戦艦。アイオワ級の3番艦。ニューヨーク海軍工廠にて建造。太平洋戦争での日本の降伏調印式場となる。当時の大統領トルーマンの出身州に因んで同艦が選定された。現在はハワイ州パールハーバーで記念艦として保存。

USS Missouri (BB-63)

World War II ships / United States Navy battleships / 1940s ships / New York Naval Shipyard

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