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World War, 1939-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John F. Marshall Correspondence

Identifier: Ms-1999-006
Abstract John F. Marshall, a member of Admiral William (Bull) Halsey's Third Fleet staff, offers in a letter written to Floyd McElroy, a first-hand description of the ceremony that marked the formal surrender of Japanese forces aboard U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945, at the end of World War II. The collection also includes a letter from McElroy to Ernest Bernstein less than a month later that contains information about both Marshall and the...
Dates: 1945