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The End of a Nightmare

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a-truman-japan-peace.jpgSeventy-seven years ago, on August 15, 1945, Imperial Japan announced its surrender to the Allied Forces which effectively brought World War II to an end. Two weeks later, President Truman showed off the surrender documents as Peace celebrations broke out across the US. 

Washington Post WWII Collection Over 160 pages of comprehensive historic coverage of all the major battles of WW2 straight from the pages of The Washington Post. See the contents here. Personalize the book with the recipient's name embossed on the cover. 

Product Review: Amazing!!I got this (WW2 Book) as a gift for my boyfriend who is a huge history nerd!! He absolutely loved it, as did I!! Let's hope, pray and work for a world in which war -- and the need for terrible weapons -- will be unnecessary! - Emily P. | 2/2022 

World War Two Major Events Newspaper Set A unique set of historic newspaper reprints from key moments in World War Two. Four separate papers with a total of 62 pages of dramatic coverage.

To commemorate the end of this horrific war which changed the course of history, we're offering all of our World War II items at $10 off for the rest of the month. Use discount code WW2ENDS through 8/31/22. 

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It's happening right now!

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Popular & Here's Why

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