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 Vitória sobre o Japão põe fim à guerra infographic
A infografia mostra a cronologia da Huerra do Pacífico em 1945.


Vitória sobre o Japão na II Guerra Mundial

By Jordi Bou

August 14, 2020 - 75º aniversário da vitória sobre o Japão, que marca o fim da Segunda Guerra Mundial. O Japão rendeu-se aos Aliados dias depois dos bombardeamentos atómicos de Hiroxima e Nagasáqui.

The war in the Pacific, which finally ended on August 15, 1945, killed millions of people from the jungles of Burma and the beaches of Singapore and the Philippines, to the cities of China and Japan and the seas of the Pacific.

Japan has been heavily criticised for the brutality of its soldiers in the countries it annexed during the war – and especially for its treatment of civilians in China.

World War II, our planet’s deadliest conflict, officially came to a close on September 2, 1945, when Japan formally surrendered during a solemn ceremony aboard the U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay. Germany had signed an unconditional surrender document four months earlier, on May 7.

PUBLISHED: 27/07/2020; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Associated Press, Newscom, Getty Images