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24 March, 2010

Japan Surrenders

Filed under: Posts — clgood @ 15:52

OK, so it’s not late-breaking news. The claim is that this newsreel, which includes audio from General MacArthur, has not been shown publicly before. I don’t recall seeing it, but I have my doubts as to that claim. In any case it’s quite the historic document. History buffs will enjoy it.


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  1. I have seen a number of newsreel shots of this surrender, but do not recall seeing anything like this one, on History Channel etc.
    Did you notice how gaunt poor Gen. Wainright looks?

    Comment by Joan Caldwell — 31 March, 2010 @ 10:09

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