Missouri, in Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945. 280 x 354 mm. (11 x 13.7/8 in.) including margins, slight wear to edges. On 2 September 1945, on the deck of the battleship Missouri, military and diplomatic representatives of the nine Allied powers assembled to accept the unconditional surrender of the Imperial Army and Navy. Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, commander in chief of the U.S. Pacific fleet, was the official signatory for the United States. " /> [WORLD WAR II, JAPANESE SURRENDER]. NIMITZ, CHESTER WILLIAM, <I>Admiral</I>. Photograph signed ("C.W. Nimitz"), taken on the deck of the U.S.S. <I>Missouri</I>, in Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945. <I>280 x 354 mm. (11 x 13.7/8 in.) including margins, slight wear to edges</I>. On 2 September 1945, on the deck of the battleship <I>Missouri</I>, military and diplomatic representatives of the nine Allied powers assembled to accept the unconditional surrender of the Imperial Army and Navy. Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, commander in chief of the U.S. Pacific fleet, was the official signatory for the United States. | Christie's