Japanese Surrender

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“#1Japs Surrender Aug 14, 1945 7:05 PM” - This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast. It contains live descriptions of the street celebrations that followed the announcement of the Japanese surrender that ended WWII.

"#2 More Japs Surrender Aug 14, 1945 7:15 to 7:30 PM". This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast. It contains additional live descriptions of the street celebrations in New York and Washington, details of the terms of the surrender, and some remarks by Fiorello LaGuardia, then Mayor of New York.

"#3 News Of Jap Surrender Aug 14, 1945 7:45 to 8:00 PM" This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast. It features bulletins regarding changes in government policy as a result of the end of the war - dropping of labor controls, ending of censorship, changes in military draft quotas, etc.

"#4 News Of Jap Surrender Aug 14, 1945"This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast. There is no time indication on this disk's label; I chose a time between the times indicated on the adjacent disks. It features a brief history and analysis of the surrender followed by live scenes of the street celebrations in New York, Washington, and Cleveland.

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