15 August 1945


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Noun1.15 August 1945 - the date of Allied victory over Japan, World War II15 August 1945 - the date of Allied victory over Japan, World War II
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Meanwhile the Allied Powers might have celebrated 8 May 1945 as VE Day (Victory Day in Europe) and 15 August 1945 as VJ Day (Victory Day in Japan) but not before suffering up to 85,000,000 casualties accounting up to 3.7 per cent of the total population of the Allied countries in all the continents.
With Japan's surrender on 15 August 1945, the unit strength fluctuated due to the redeployment program.
However, increasingly serious problems in the camp were only alleviated after 15 August 1945, when the Emperor of Japan announced Japan's surrender.
On what proved to be the last day of the war, 15 August 1945, the wing was ordered to attack Japanese concentrations in the village of Kiarivu, about 25 miles inland from Wewak on the north coast of New Guinea.
Bix acknowledges that many of his conclusions lack documentary evidence--e.g., Hirohito "left behind no abundance of texts with his signature on them." His text is peppered with phrases such as "little is known," "difficult to assess," and "cannot be proven." This is not entirely the author's fault, as many documents were destroyed between Japan's surrender on 15 August 1945 and the arrival of the Occupation's advance party on 28 August.
The literary works collected were written between 15 August 1945 and the end of 1949, although the Chinese Civil War did not actually begin until the summer of 1946.