Dates: 1945

Photocopies of a typewritten military communique from the Allied Powers to the Japanese government probably dated August 15, 1945. The item presents some conditions as well as a procedural itinerary relative to the Japanese surrender to the Allies.

  • Extent: 2 items (4 leaves)
  • Creator: Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1397
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Communique mustbe obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1397; Communique; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1397, LTPSC.
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MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Capitulations, Military--History--Sources; Japan--History, Military--1868-1945--Sources; Politics, Government, and Law; United States--History--1933-1945--Sources; World War, 1939-1945--Japan--Treaties--Sources; World War, 1939-1945--Peace
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick and Morgan Crockett
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:50-0600
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Biographical History

Position held by General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) during World War Two.

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John Murphy
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