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V.J Day By Alex & kyle. Where, When and Who When- August 14 th 1945 Major Players- Japan and U.S Where- Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.

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1 V.J Day By Alex & kyle

2 Where, When and Who When- August 14 th 1945 Major Players- Japan and U.S Where- Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan

3 Before The Event August 6 th Atomic Bombing on Japanese cities August 9 th Soviet Union declared war August 10 th Japan accepts terms of Potsdam Declarations

4 Before the Bombing Japan as a threat Pearl Harbour incident Areas of attack Wanted to settle for peace Secondary Visual Source

5 Atomic Bomb NOT Germany but Japan Soviet Union Believed it would end war Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan surrendered and accepted terms

6 Japan’s Reaction Japanese soldiers were devastated from surrender Committed suicide Over 100 American imprisoned were killed Broke down the Japanese economy

7 August 14 th 1945 Japan surrendered to allies Official ending of WWII Agreed to the terms Suffered severe damage to their city Primary Written Source

8 Effect on America Public Celebrations Times Square Kiss State Holiday in Rhode Island on the second Monday of August each year Honor sacrifices Veterans made in WWII

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