General of the Army, Douglas MacArthur reads his speech at the at the Japanese surrender ceremony aboard
USS Missouri, September 2nd, 1945.
Left to right behind him: Admiral Nimitz, General Hsu Yung-Chang, Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser, LT General Derevyanko, General Sir Thomas Blamey, Col Cosgrave, General LeClerc, Admiral Helfrich, and Air Vice Marshal Isitt.
Courtesy of the National Archives

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The USS Missouri (BB-63) Association was formed in 1974 to promote fraternal, civic and patriotic ties among former shipmates (US Navy and Marine Corps) who served aboard the USS Missouri.

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