VJ Day anniversary infographic
The graphic chronicles the timeline leading to victory over Japan and the end of World War II.
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VJ Day anniversary

July 15, 1995 - The surrender of Imperial Japan was announced on August 15, 1945 bringing World War II to an end. Millions worldwide celebrated VJ (Victory in Japan).

Between 50 million and 85 million people are estimated to have died in World War II.

PUBLISHED: 7/7/1995; STORY: Graphic News
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