1945: Japan Surrenders (No, Really, This Time We Mean It)

Then Japan really did surrender, on August 15. Yes. They waited six days after the bombing of Nagasaki.

1945: Japan Quits, Or Not

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.

1945: Nagasaki Bombed

The second atomic bomb struck Nagasaki August 9, 1945, three days after the first one. It always surprises me that it took Japan so long to surrender.

1945: Air Forces Clamp Iron Censorship On Atom Bombing

The immediate results of the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima were censored by the U.S. in 1945.

1945: Army Strength Dispute Soon To Be Rendered Moot

Apparently there were arguments in 1945 about how much of an army would be needed to beat Japan, prior to the atomic bombings.