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WWII: 'Victory of liberty over tyranny'

World War II ended 75 years ago


Last updated 8/29/2020 at 3:08pm

National Archives

The Japanese envoys sign the Instrument of Surrender on board the U.S.S. Missouri on Sept. 2, 1945.

When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said it was "a date which will live in infamy."

When Japan formally surrendered to the United States and its Allies on Sept. 2, 1945 - 75 years ago this weekend - Pr...

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