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Sunday, August 15, 2010

Japan Surrenders, 65 years later

August 15, 2010

August 15, 1945, was the date when the Japanese Emperor Hirohito took to the radio waves and for the first time ever the Japanese people heard their emperor’s voice.  The address was to tell them that the Potsdam Declaration was to be accepted and the the war with the Allies was over — World War [...]

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