2 September 1945 – Battleship USS Missouri – Tokyo Bay – Japan.

2 September 1945 – Battleship USS Missouri – Tokyo Bay – Japan.

Capitulation of Imperial Japan. End of World War II.

General Douglas MacArthur signs the act of surrender with several black penholders except a red Parker… Two will be offered immediately to the generals who surrendered in the Philippines and Singapore behind him in the photograph. red was Jean's, MacArthur's wife.

Le partage c'est la liberté