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1945 occupation of Japan begins...



Item # 610553

August 31, 1945

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, August 31, 1945

* U.S. occupation of Japan begins (Tokyo)
* General Douglas MacArthur takes over
* USS Missouri (Big Mo) in Tokyo Bay


The front page has a banner headline: "Tokyo Japanese Remain Unbowed" with subheads and related photo. Coverage on the initial occupation Japan with the United States Navy entering Tokyo Bay. The official signing of surrender would take place on board the USS Missouri the next day.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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