byNBC The National Broadcasting Company, The National Archives
This sound recording of the surrender of Japan includes the surrender ceremony and statements by President Harry S. Truman, General Douglas MacArthur, and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz. General MacArthur opened the surrender ceremony aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, presided over the signing, and closed the ceremony. Newscasters Webley Edwards and Merrill Mueller described the proceedings. President Harry S. Truman addressed the American people... Topics: The Surender Of Japan, 2 September 1945, NBC, The National Broadcasting Company, World War Two,...