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Shrine a litmus test for Japan's premiers

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Taking up herewith Media News in connection with "World War II".
Today is Aug 15, the special day to be rememberred.
On Aug 15, 1945, Japan had accepted defeat to bring an end to World War II as a result of Atomic bombing on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
And we have to remember "The Day" forever. 
Quote herewith a few Articles regarding Aug 15, 1945.
Keeping Alive Memories That Bedevil Him
Aug 14, 2009 by New York Times

It is the 64th anniversary of the surrender by Japan to end World War II. Attention must be paid, he says with urgency. He is 84. ...

Town keeps celebration of victory over Japan
Aug 14, 2009 by USA Today

But the annual parade through this tiny Connecticut town is unusual for what it celebrates: Victory over Japan Day — from World War II. ...

Preserving war stories
Aug 14, 2009 by San Diego Union Tribune

(Dorothea Shultz (left), a former member of Women Airforce Service Pilots, was greeted by Cheryl Perez, president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and her daughter, Rachel, 11. (Laura Embry / Union-Tribune))

From Maine to Maui, the end of World War II turned Aug. 14, 1945, into an impromptu party. Having fought his way through France and Germany ...

Shrine a litmus test for Japan's premiers
Aug 10, 2009 by Los Angeles Times
Yasukuni shrine
(Visitors walk past paper lanterns at Tokyo's Yasukuni shrine, repository for the souls of the roughly 2.5 million soldiers who died in the emperorÂ’s wars; in the 1970s, the priests accepted the souls of 14 leaders executed as war criminals after World War II. Many object to politicians making visits there, especially on Aug. 15, which marks the defeat of Japan in the war. (Shizuo Kambayashi, Associated Press / July 15, 2009))

Their anger stems from the decision by the Shinto priests controlling the shrine to accept the souls of 14 Japanese leaders executed after World War II as ...

Veterans recall VJ Day
Aug 14, 2009 by The Daily Advertiser

... Landry were on the same side, but couldn't have been further apart, when word came that Japan had accepted defeat to bring an end to World War II. ...

Japan PM front runner says he wants to promote China ties
Aug 11, 2009 by AFP

... said he would look to the future in building diplomatic ties in Asia while acknowledging the past, alluding to Japan's aggression during World War II. ...

Italy, Germany and Japan: Former World War II Axis Nations ...
Aug 12, 2009 by Center for Research on Globalization

[21] Troops on the ground in the world's preeminent theater of war would strip away the remaining vestiges of Japan's post-World War II demilitarization and ...

US Launches Offensive Against Taliban
Aug 12, 2009 by The New American

... declared war against foreign nations only five times (the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, and Word war II). ...

On this day August 14
Aug 14, 2009 by News24

1945 - Japan stops fighting, resulting in the end of World War II; Soviet Union signs treaty with Nationalist China, recognising independence of Outer ...

More tears at Kokoda
Aug 12, 2009 by Melbourne Herald Sun

Yet they not only held out the Japanese, the Australians dealt the enemy its first defeat on land of World War II. In all, 2165 Australians died there and ...

August 10: Magellan sets sail around the globe, Missouri admitted ...
Aug 11, 2009 by Examiner.com

1944: Japanese forces are defeated by American forces on the island of Guam during World War II. 1948: The radio show Candid Microphone makes its television ...
By Aug 16, 2009
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