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Today In History 11m
14 Aug 1945: At noon Japan Standard Time on August 15, though August 14 in the U.S, Emperor accepts the terms of the Declaration and surrenders to the Allies, ending World War II.
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alex kershaw Aug 5
"8:15:15." 75 years ago right now the Enola Gay's bomb bay doors opened and Little Boy dropped clear. The bombardier announces:"Bomb away." Enola Gay rises ten feet as the 9,700 pound bomb is released. It is rush hour in Hirsohima 31,000 feet below.
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Roger Litwiller -Canadian Naval Author/Historian Aug 8
DYK! As we commemorate the tragic loss of HMCS REGINA (1st), her namesake (2nd) is in route to participate in sporting a disruptive camouflage scheme in honour of the sailors that served during & .
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Department of Defense 🇺🇸 8h
Navajo Code Talkers used their unique and indecipherable language to protect military communications during . National honors members of the Navajo Nation and all Native-Americans whose vital roles saved countless lives.
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Tyts 19h
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Rep. Donald Payne Jr 8m
It was 75 years ago today that Japan surrendered to the Allied Forces and ended . The country is forever grateful for the bravery and sacrifice our servicemembers – and the allies who fought with them – showed during one of the bloodiest conflicts in history.
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Mариджан だよ 17h
Royal Hungarian Army Commision by
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Veterans United 39m
On Navajo Code Talkers Day, we honor the legendary efforts of Native Americans who served our nation during . 🇺🇸
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MacArthur Memorial 18m
While Japan announced its decision to surrender on AUG 15, because of time zone differences the news reached the USA on AUG 14. Massive crowds gathered to celebrate the end of . In Times Square, Alfred Eisenstaedt captured this iconic image of a sailor kissing a nurse.
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Politics Aug 10
For those of you that just stabbed a pencil into your eye, did not end from a plague. just said it did, well at least I think he did. I've lost track of the lies.
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alex kershaw Aug 8
Remembering Captain David Jamieson, 7th Battalion of the Royal Norfolk Regiment, won Victoria Cross today after suffering severe wounds in 36 hours of non-stop tank combat in France. Survived the war, unlike 85 of the 181 men to receive highest award for valor in WWII. 🇬🇧
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Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum Aug 11
The is here! She arrived at Pearl Harbor yesterday, carrying 14 Warbirds that will fly in the Legacy of Peace Aerial Parades as part of the 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII.
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HOV🌍 17h
Lost my blood today. 1912-2020 veteran
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alex kershaw Aug 11
Remembering the amazing Poles fighting against overwhelming odds in Warsaw today in 1944, part of the greatest resistance movement of WWII, murdered by the SS, betrayed in their hour of greatest need by the Allies. 🇵🇱🇵🇱🇵🇱
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alex kershaw Aug 11
Beautiful, amazing, utterly inspiring human beings.
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World War II History Aug 8
The battleship Yamato (大和, "Great Harmony") running full-power trials in Sukumo Bay, 1941.
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 7
, the largest single massacre of civilians during ended 7⃣6⃣ 🗓 years ago. It’s hard to estimate the exact number of the victims. Between 5 and 7 August 1944, the Germans murdered with unimaginable cruelty between 40,000 and 60,000 people.
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alex kershaw Aug 12
Remembering 29-year-old Navy Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., the man groomed by his father to become first Catholic US President, killed aboard a Liberator bomber today in 1944, shown in last photo taken today on right. 🇺🇸
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AmiirHarts 3h
Today in History: 80 Years Ago—Aug. 14, 1940: As Italians advance in British Somaliland, British evacuate Berbera, the capital.
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Viola Russell Aug 11
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