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Instrument of Surrender

From the Collection of Geelong RSL Sub Branch 50 Barwon Heads Road Belmont Victoria

Description
A paper copy of the Instrument of Surrender in a gold painted wooden frame.
Size
32.5 cm x 42.7 cm x 3.7 cm
Object Registration
GRSL93
Keywords
ww2, instrument of surrender, aif
Historical information
The Instrument of Surrender was signed on 2 September 1945 and is the Surrender of the Empire of Japan.
Emperor Hirohito announced the Surrender of Japan in August 1945, the surrender document was signed by board USS Missouri on 2 September 1945.
When Made
Late 20th Century
Significance
The Instrument of Surrender ended WW2 in 1945.
Inscriptions & Markings
Presented to Fred Stanley, Best Wishes from RSL Club Norfolk Island 1995.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM