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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

75th Anniversary of End of World War II

Posted by: Jim Martin

On this day in 1945, the most destructive war in human history came to an end when representatives of the Japanese government signed the instrument of surrender on board the deck of the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. Overseeing the event was General of the Army and Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers Douglas MacArthur.   Representatives of …