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President Truman Announcing Surrender of Japan

73-2016 (untitled)
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8x10 inches (21x26 cm)
Black & White
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Truman - Conferences - Press - 1945; Japan - Surrender

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President Harry S. Truman announcing the surrender of Japan, ending World War II, to assembled reporters in the Oval Office. Seated behind President Truman are John Snyder, Admiral William D. Leahy, and Secretary of State James Byrnes.
August 14, 1945