1945 Universal Newsreel on Japanese Surrender

This 1945 Universal Newsreel showed the first pictures of the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. On August 15, 1945,… read more

This 1945 Universal Newsreel showed the first pictures of the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. On August 15, 1945, Emperor Hirohito announced the surrender of Japan to the Allies. The formal surrender came on September 2, 1945, when representatives of Japan signed Japanese Instrument of Surrender aboard the USS Missouri. close

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1945 Universal Newsreel on Japanese Surrender

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Program ID:
321087-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 24, 2014
Last Aired:
Sep 7, 2014

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  • Aug 24, 2014 | 7:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2014 | 7:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 07, 2014 | 3:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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