SUN 2 SEP 1945
Japanese surrender documents are signed on board battleship Missouri (BB-63) at anchor in Tokyo Bay. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur signs for the Allied Powers; Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz signs for the U.S.
TF 33 (Rear Admiral John L. Hall) lands army forces at Yokohama.
Japanese surrender Palau Islands in ceremony on board destroyer escort Amick (DE-168).
Japanese surrender Truk in ceremony on board heavy cruiser Portland (CA-33).
Japanese surrender Pagan Island northern Marianas, on board destroyer Rhind (DD-404).
Japanese surrender Rota, Marianas, in ceremony on board destroyer escort Heyliger (DE-510).In this Sept. 5, 1945, file photo, some of the 2,600 Japanese POWs who comprised the enemy garrison on the island of Rota are lined up in a prisoner of war stockade on Guam, in the Marianas Islands. They were brought from their island holdout 50 miles away. (Pool Photo via AP)