The Battleship USS Missouri was anchored in the middle of Tokyo Bay. Those attending the Surrender Ceremony arrived by ship.
There were more than 250 allied warships in Tokyo Bay when the surrender was signed. In fact, MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the Allied forces, set the date of the surrender to September 2, 1945 to give enough time for more allied representatives to attend.
Today the USS Missouri is docked at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii. She is docked at Ford Island. On part of the USS Missouri tour you will stand on the surrender deck where the ceremony officially ending WWII was held.
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