Victory over Japan Day

Victory over Japan Day: August 15th

August 15th is Victory over Japan Day.

On this day in 1945, the Japanese government accepted Potsdam Declaration, ending World War II.

To commemorate the end of the war, Japan has set August 15th as the day to commemorate the war dead and pray for peace.

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