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Anniversary of the End of WWII

September 2, 2024, marks the 79th anniversary of the End of World War II, also referred to as Victory Over Japan Day, or V-J Day.

“On September 2, 1945, formal surrender documents were signed aboard the USS Missouri, designating the day as the official Victory over Japan Day (V-J Day).”

Source: The National WWII Museum

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National Archives: World War II Photos
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