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Read, reminisce and rejoice with this World War Two Ends Historical Newspaper! Leaf through this complete reprint from The Evening Star on August 14, 1945. Read the articles, review the war maps and see the "war in pictures" photo essay.
Relive the historic excitement of V-J day -- Victory over Japan Day - when the White House declared that "The War is Over" and announced the intention of the Japanese Emperor Hirohito to surrender his forces unconditionally. The World War Two Ends Historical Newspaper is an exciting document of educational and historical value that should be present in every American house and classroom. It makes an exceptional gift for anyone who is interested in World War Two history.
Although U.S. President Harry S. Truman in his announcement of Japan's surrender on August 14, he said that "the proclamation of V-J Day must wait upon the formal signing of the surrender terms by Japan". This took place on board the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945.
This is a full-sized newspaper which includes 12 pages; dimensions are 22.8" x 16.9"