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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

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. The collection also includes a letter from McElroy to Ernest Bernstein less than a month later that contains information about both Marshall and the letter.

Dates: 1945