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The Record Headline said it all 75 Years Ago Today: ‘JAPAN SURRENDERS! World War II is Over – Peace on Earth Again!’

  • The Fayette County Record carried the welcome news of Victory in the Pacific in its Aug. 17, 1945, edition. The caption under a photo of U.S. President Harry S. Truman noted that the late Franklin D. Roosevelt did not live to see the Japanese surrender.
    The Fayette County Record carried the welcome news of Victory in the Pacific in its Aug. 17, 1945, edition. The caption under a photo of U.S. President Harry S. Truman noted that the late Franklin D. Roosevelt did not live to see the Japanese surrender.
  • The Record Headline said it all 75 Years Ago Today: ‘JAPAN SURRENDERS! World War II is Over – Peace on Earth Again!’
    The Record Headline said it all 75 Years Ago Today: ‘JAPAN SURRENDERS! World War II is Over – Peace on Earth Again!’
The Fayette County Record reported 75 years ago today that U.S. President Harry S. Truman had announced the unconditional surrender of Japan on Tuesday afternoon at 6 o’clock. “Thus, after three years, eight months and seven days of the most costly war of all mankind – a war that engulfed more territory and more peoples than any previous struggle – peace has once more returned to the world. And…

 

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