Japanese surrender delegation aboard the USS Missouri
The Japanese surrender delegation aboard the USS Missouri, 31st August 1945. All the US naval personnel are wearing 'Class B' uniforms on purpose. The surrender officially ended World War Two. Standing in front are: Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu (wearing top hat) and General Yoshijiro Umezu, Chief of the Army General Staff. Behind them are three representatives each of the Foreign Ministry, the Army and the Navy. They include, in middle row, left to right: Major General Yatsuji Nagai - Army, Katsuo Okazaki - Foreign Ministry, Rear Admiral Tadatoshi Tomioka - Navy, Toshikazu Kase, Foreign Ministry and Lieutenant General Suichi Miyakazi - Army.
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Thomas Jefferson (1743 1826). Statue. Missouri History Muse
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826). American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the third President of the United States (18011809). Statue. Missouri History Museum. Old Jefferson Memorial Building. St. Louis. Missouri. USA.
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First ride of Pony Express, Missouri to California, USA
Depiction of the first ride of Pony Express, from St Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California, USA, on 3 April 1860. Showing the first messenger setting off on what was the first fast mail line between these two locations. The postcard advertises the historic Pony Express Stables (now a museum) in Penn Street, St Joseph, Missouri. Date: 1958
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