National Geographic : 1946 Jun
U.S.Navy, Official "I Was as a Person in a Dream." Chester W. Nimitz, Aboard the Missouri, Signs Japan's Surrender Terms for the United States "I could not escape the feeling," the Fleet Admiral told the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, "that I would suddenly awaken and find the endofthestruggle was still far in the future, with much bitter fighting before we reached our goal. I am sure that others present had this senseof unreality." General ofthe Army MacArthur, Fleet Admiral Halsey, and Vice Admiral Sherman witness the signing.