Lt Admiral Helfrich Signs Japanese Surrender

General view of US sailors as they watch the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender (which ended World War II) on the deck of the USS Missouri, anchored in Tokyo Bay, Japan, September 2, 1945. Dutch Lieutenant-Admiral Conrad Helfrich (1886 - 1962) (seated at table, center bottom) is signing as, among those also pictured, US General Douglas MacArthur (1880 - 1964) (standing to Helfrich's right) and the members of the Japanese delegation watch. They are, front row from left Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Mamoru Shigemitsu (1887 - 1957) (with cane) and Chief of the General Staff General Yoshijiro Umezu (1882 - 1949); second row, Major General Yatsuji Nagai (1901 - 1970), Foreign Minister Katsuo Okazaki (1897 - 1965), Rear Admiral Tadatoshi Tomioka (1897 - 1970), Foreign Minister Toshikazu Kase (1903 - 2004), and Lieutenant General Suichi Miyakazi (1895 - 1969); third row, Rear Admiral Ichiro Yokoyama (1900 - 1993), Foreign Minister Saburo Ohta, Captain Katsuo Shiba (1901 - 1970), and Colonel Kaziyi Sugita (1904 - 1993). (Photo by US Army Signal Corps/Interim Archives/Getty Images)
General view of US sailors as they watch the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender (which ended World War II) on the deck of the USS Missouri, anchored in Tokyo Bay, Japan, September 2, 1945. Dutch Lieutenant-Admiral Conrad Helfrich (1886 - 1962) (seated at table, center bottom) is signing as, among those also pictured, US General Douglas MacArthur (1880 - 1964) (standing to Helfrich's right) and the members of the Japanese delegation watch. They are, front row from left Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Mamoru Shigemitsu (1887 - 1957) (with cane) and Chief of the General Staff General Yoshijiro Umezu (1882 - 1949); second row, Major General Yatsuji Nagai (1901 - 1970), Foreign Minister Katsuo Okazaki (1897 - 1965), Rear Admiral Tadatoshi Tomioka (1897 - 1970), Foreign Minister Toshikazu Kase (1903 - 2004), and Lieutenant General Suichi Miyakazi (1895 - 1969); third row, Rear Admiral Ichiro Yokoyama (1900 - 1993), Foreign Minister Saburo Ohta, Captain Katsuo Shiba (1901 - 1970), and Colonel Kaziyi Sugita (1904 - 1993). (Photo by US Army Signal Corps/Interim Archives/Getty Images)
Lt Admiral Helfrich Signs Japanese Surrender
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