1945 Universal Newsreel on Japanese Surrender
This 1945 Universal Newsreel showed the first pictures of the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. On August 15, 1945,… read more
This 1945 Universal Newsreel showed the first pictures of the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. On August 15, 1945, Emperor Hirohito announced the surrender of Japan to the Allies. The formal surrender came on September 2, 1945, when representatives of Japan signed Japanese Instrument of Surrender aboard the USS Missouri. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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