New York City celebrated Japan's surrender of Japan with a joy not seen for a generation.
They threw anything and kissed anybody in Times Square.
Source: US Archives
- 1945-08-14 V-J Day, Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW II (also August 15 depending on time zone)
- 1945-08-15 Victory over Japan Day, the Japanese surrender and the end of WWII is announced in Japan (due to time zones 14th Aug in the Americas)
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