|Chinese-Canadians celebrating victory over Japan, 16 Aug 1945; note flags of Canada, United States, Soviet Union, United Kingdom, and China being displayed||HMS King George V, USS Missouri, a British destroyer, and an American Essex-class carrier at sea off Japan, 16 Aug 1945|
|Letter from the Captain of the carrier Ticonderoga, William Sinton, to the shipâ€™s officers and men about what to expect in the days immediately following the Japanese surrender, 16 Aug 1945||US Marines celebrating, Okinawa, Japan, Aug 1945|
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"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"
George Patton, 31 May 1944
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