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Choir rehersal at Naval Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, at the time it was announced that Japan had accepted the AlliesEmperor Showa (Hirohito) recording the surrender speech, Tokyo, Japan, 14 Aug 1945
Choir rehersal at Naval Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, at the time it was announced that Japan had accepted the Allies' surrender terms, 14 Aug 1945Emperor Showa (Hirohito) recording the surrender speech, Tokyo, Japan, 14 Aug 1945
Harry Truman announcing JapanJapanese top level meeting before Emperor Showa, 14 Aug 1945; the Japanese surrender was decided as an outcome of this meeting
Harry Truman announcing Japan's surrender at the White House, Washington, DC, United States, 14 Aug 1945Japanese top level meeting before Emperor Showa, 14 Aug 1945; the Japanese surrender was decided as an outcome of this meeting
Prayers of gratitude during a choir rehersal at Naval Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina, United States after it was announced that Japan had accepted the Allied surrender terms, 14 Aug 1945Suicide note of Army Minister Korechika Anami, dated the evening of 14 Aug 1945
Prayers of gratitude during a choir rehersal at Naval Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina, United States after it was announced that Japan had accepted the Allied surrender terms, 14 Aug 1945Suicide note of Army Minister Korechika Anami, dated the evening of 14 Aug 1945
The famous kiss at Times Square, New York, New York, United States, 14 Aug 1945US Navy African-American enlisted sailors aboard USS Ticonderoga celebrating upon hearing the news of Japanese surrender, 14 Aug 1945
The famous kiss at Times Square, New York, New York, United States, 14 Aug 1945US Navy African-American enlisted sailors aboard USS Ticonderoga celebrating upon hearing the news of Japanese surrender, 14 Aug 1945
View of Osaka, Japan, 14 Aug 1945Vyacheslav Molotov signing the Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship and Alliance, Moscow, Russia, 14 Aug 1945; note Song Ziwen and Joseph Stalin in background
View of Osaka, Japan, 14 Aug 1945Vyacheslav Molotov signing the Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship and Alliance, Moscow, Russia, 14 Aug 1945; note Song Ziwen and Joseph Stalin in background


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"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue."

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945