Though VJ Day is often commemorated on August 14, Emperor Hirohito addressed Japan on August 15, 1945. For many Japanese, including prisoners of war, it was the first they learned of the end of World War II.

Via the National Archives Online Public Access.

Though VJ Day is often commemorated on August 14, Emperor Hirohito addressed Japan on August 15, 1945. For many Japanese, including prisoners of war, it was the first they learned of the end of World War II.

Via the National Archives Online Public Access.

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