This 1940 editorial quoted another source and took America to task for sending raw materials for munitions and supplies to Japan. Edit: “Raw materials” was initially left out of the post. Sorry about that.
Francis Hand, a former Worthingtonite, helped keep the secret of the atomic bomb.
Worthington celebrated the end of the war in 1945.
Then Japan really did surrender, on August 15. Yes. They waited six days after the bombing of Nagasaki.
Japan was ready to surrender in 1945, or so the headline went. Actually, they weren’t: Sounds like they never figured out what happened. No mention of the mess here.