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United States congressional serial set: surrender of Italy, Germany and Japan, World War II
(1946)

Part III. Surrender of Japan,   pp. [69]-111 ff.


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and night surveillance flights over Japan  and
Japanese-controlled areas.
(b) United Nations air forces will drop supplies to
United Nations prisoners-of-war and internee camps
and places of detention.
(c) United Nations naval forces will occupy the
coastal waters of Japan and Japanese-controlled
areas.
(d) United Nations' naval forces may start mine-
sweeping operations at any of the following ports:
Osaka, Sasebo, Nagasaki, Takasu (Kagoshima Wan),
Jinsen (Chemulpo), Tsingtao, Shanghai, Canton,
Hong Kong and Singapore.
In the above duties they will be unmolested.
INSTRUMENT OF SURRENDER
of all Japanese forces to GENERAL DOUGLAS
MAC ARTHUR, Supreme Allied Commander.
Tokyo Bay. Aboard the battleship Missouri. Septem-
ber 2, 19,15.11
(1) We, acting by command of and in behalf of
the Emperor of Japan, the Japanese Government,
and the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters,
hereby accept provisions in the declaration issued by
the heads of the Governments of the United States,
China, and Great Britain July 26, 1945, at Potsdam,
and subsequently adhered to by the Union of Soviet
Socialist Republics, which four powers are hereafter
referred to as the Allied Powers.
1 Congressional Record, September 6, 1945.


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