Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Complete radio coverage of the Sept 2, 1945 Surrender Ceremony,




Sequence of Events:
0:00-3:25 - News
3:26-6:40 - Douglas MacArthur Speech (Gathered Here)
6:41 - Signing ceremony begins
10:30 - Empire of Japan signs
12:00 - Allied Commanders sign
14:43 - United States of America signs
15:33 - United States of China signs
16:30 - United Kingdom signs
17:30 - Union of Soviet Socialist Republics signs (USSR)
18:50 - Dominion of Australia signs
19:55 - Dominion of Canada signs
20:50 - Republic of France signs
21:30 - Netherlands signs
22:35 - New Zealand signs
22:50 - Ceremony Ended with a Prayer for Peace
26:42-36:00 - US President Harry S. Truman Speech (End of War)
36:20-40:20 - Gen. Douglas MacArthur Speech (Guns Fall Silent)
40:25-43:45 - Adm. Chester Nimitz Speech (Seas are Open)

9-2-1945, Surrender ceremony