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The Edo-Tokyo museum’s exhibits include a statue of the original Shogun, Ieyasu, and some cool samurai armour and kimonos.

While the section on post-war Tokyo was disappointingly brief, it did start (definitively so) with the Instrument of Surrender, signed on the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. And quite clearly the Canadian representative cocked the whole thing up, signing on the wrong line, and forcing everyone else below him on the pecking order to sign in the wrong place too, and scribble corrections all over the place. Good thing it wasn’t one of the most important documents of the 20th century. Oh, wait…

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