Where was the USS Missouri when the surrender was signed?

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

History of the USS Missouri

USS Missouri Battleship

One of the most famous warships of the US Navy, also known as “Mighty Mo” has left her mark in military and national history of the United States in the 20th century.From grandiose construction through participation in the battles of World War II and the signing of the Japanese surrender, to significant roles in blockbuster movies,

USS Missouri Tours – Visit the Mighty Mo

The Battleship Missouri firing 16 inch shells

Known at the “Mighty Mo,” the Battleship Missouri is the most famous battleship in U.S. history. Experience the greatness of this ship on a USS Missouri Tour. Your expert tour guide will lead you through the ship and share her stories. You can take a photo by her massive guns as you overlook the USS Arizona