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What is VJ Day?

VJ Day – short for Victory over Japan Day – is the day which Imperial Japan surrendered in WW2.

The war had effectively ended in Europe a few months earlier, on May 8, 1945.

This day is known as VE Day – Victory in Europe Day – and celebrations erupted around the world.

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The term VJ Day has been applied to two days on which the initial announcement of Japan’s surrender was made – August 15, 1945, in Japan, and September 2, 1945, when the surrender document was signed, officially ending World War II.


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