Own an Authentic WWII Postcard Canceled Same Day Japanese Surrender Papers Signed
President Harry S. Truman announced Japan's surrender with a nationwide broadcast on August 14, 1945. On September 2, formal Japanese surrender documents were signed. The papers were signed aboard American battleship, USS Missouri – featured on US #5392
This historic WWII postcard was canceled the very same day official Japanese surrender documents were signed. Postage was paid with two historic stamps. The first, US #929
, pictures American soldiers raising a flag on Iwo Jima – commemorating the last major battle America won. The fight for Iwo Jima proved to be one of the bloodiest battles of WWII. Some troops pictured were still alive when the stamp was issued. The second stamp, US #925
, illustrates Corregidor, Manila Bay, commemorating the soldiers who died defending the island during the war. Stamp-collecting president FDR personally approved the design himself.
This historic postcard will make a perfect addition to your US or worldwide collection. It truly is history you hold in your hands – highlighting one of America's greatest victories of the 20th century. Plus, you can't beat the price! Get yours now before it's too late.