00:32:42 - 00:34:23
MS General DOUGLAS A. MACARTHUR standing dramatically at door of U.S. military plane, pipe in mouth, surveying the area. 1945 newsreel of Japanese formal surrender aboard the U.S.S. Missouri: LS battleship; MS's Japanese & American photographers; CU Mac speaking, "We are gathered here representative of the major warring powers to conclude a solemn agreement whereby peace may be restored. I now invite the representative of the Emperor of Japan and the Japanese government and the Japanese Imperial General HQ to sign the instrument of surrender at the places indicated," C/As sailors watching on, the Japanese representatives standing & waiting; MSs Japanese reps signing document of surrender; CU Mac, "The Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers will now sign on behalf of all the nations at war w/ Japan", followed by MS Mac signing the doc, followed by MSs Mac resuming the mic, saying, "These proceedings are closed"; CU document book being closed.