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Why did Japan surrender? (Historian argues Soviet Declaration, Not A-Bomb)

What ended World War II? For nearly seven decades, the American public has accepted one version of the events that led to Japan’s surrender. By the middle of 1945, the war in Europe was over, and it was clear that … Continue reading

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VJ Day, Honolulu Hawaii, August 14, 1945

65 Years Ago my Dad shot this film along Kalakaua Ave. in Waikiki capturing spontaneous celebrations that broke out upon first hearing news of the Japanese surrender. Kodachrome 16mm film: God Bless Kodachrome, right? (Excerpt) Read more at vimeo.com … … Continue reading

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