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Surrender of Italy, Germany and Japan, World War II
(1946)

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


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black flag or pennant and show lights at night. They
will report their positions in accordance with the next
preceding paragraph and will proceed on the surface
to the nearest of the following ports: Agana, Guam;
Midway Island or Subic Bay, Philippine Islands.
Upon arrival at a point ten miles from entrance to
port, communicate with port and lie to until boarded
by Allied naval forces.
Safety and well-being of all United Nations
prisoners of war and civilian internees will be scrupu-
lously preserved to include the administrative and
supply services essential to provide adequate food,
shelter, clothing and medical care until such respon-
sibility is undertaken by the Supreme Commander
for the Allied Powers. Local delivery of supplies
dropped for United Nations prisoners of war and
internees will be insured.
Each camp or place of detention of United Nations
prisoners of war and civilian internees will be marked
with letters PW twenty feet in height in yellow on
black background, reading south to north.
(2) The Japanese   Imperial Government and
Japanese Imperial Headquarters will require execu-
tion of the following requirements effective 1800
hours Aug. 25:
(a) All mines, minefields and other obstacles to
safe movement by land, sea and air into the Tokyo
Bay area will be removed and, pending such action,
all safety lanes will be kept open and clearly marked.
(b) All aids to navigation will be re-established
and, pending the accomplishment of this task, the
existing war system of navigational lighting will be
maintained except that all dimmed lights will be
shown at full brilliancy.
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