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General Umzu,Bill Morley
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Tokyo Bay
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06 October 2005

General Umzu leading the Japanese High Command.

Here we see the Japanese High Command led by General Umzu setting off to board the Missouri in Tokyo Bay to sign the surrender terms for the end of the War in the Far East.Bill Morley's Ship HMS 'Duke of York' formed an escort.General Mc Arthur signed for the USA and General Faber signed for Great Britain and the Crown.There was also representatives from France,Belgium,Australia,New Zealand and many more Countries who all signed on behalf of their Country.

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