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 1945Harry Truman announcing JapanJapanese top level meeting before Emperor Showa, 14 Aug 1945; the Japanese surrender was decided as an outcome of this meeting
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 1945Harry 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 1945Reconnaissance photo showing B-29 bomb damage to the Marifu rail yards (now Iwakuni Station) outside Hiroshima, Japan, 14 Aug 1945. This was the last bombing strike on this scale of the war.Suicide note of Army Minister Korechika Anami, dated the evening of 14 Aug 1945The famous kiss at Times Square, New York, New York, United States, 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 1945Reconnaissance photo showing B-29 bomb damage to the Marifu rail yards (now Iwakuni Station) outside Hiroshima, Japan, 14 Aug 1945. This was the last bombing strike on this scale of the war.Suicide note of Army Minister Korechika Anami, dated the evening of 14 Aug 1945The famous kiss at Times Square, New York, New York, United States, 14 Aug 1945
US Navy African-American enlisted sailors aboard USS Ticonderoga celebrating upon hearing the news of Japanese surrender, 14 Aug 1945View 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
US Navy African-American enlisted sailors aboard USS Ticonderoga celebrating upon hearing the news of Japanese surrender, 14 Aug 1945View 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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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937