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World War II, Japanese Surrender, Tokyo Bay, 2nd September 1945, General Yoshijiro Umezu Chief of the Japanese Army General Staff signs the surrender document on the USS 'Missouri', watched by General Douglas MacArthur (behind microphone), as Japan accepts defeat to end World War II (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

World War II, Japanese Surrender, Tokyo Bay, 2nd September 1945, General Yoshijiro Umezu Chief of the Japanese Army General Staff signs the surrender document on the USS 'Missouri', watched by General Douglas MacArthur (behind microphone), as Japan accepts defeat to end World War II  (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)