This Day in Aviation History
September 2nd, 1945
At the conclusion of the surrender ceremony aboard the U. S. Navy battleship USS Missouri (BB-63) in Tokyo Bay, in which Japan formally surrenders to the Allies to end World War II, 450 Allied carrier planes and several hundred U. S. Army Air Forces aircraft perform a victory fly-by over the ships in the bay.
Wikipedia, Japanese Instrument of Surrender: http://bit.ly/W6Lpol
YouTube, WW2 Surrender Ceremonies Aboard USS Missouri (BB-63), Tokyo Bay, Yokohama, Japan, 09/02/1945
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