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Aug 23, 2015 5:00pm EDT
malaysia. as far as china goes, it would be nice but you cannot possibly defend it, so do not bother. where that went, but i cannot mention it because it is to -- i can't not mention it because it is too interesting. there was always this stuff you never see any political or cultural components, never, e ver, ever. they are very careful not to get smart about that. incidentally, also, if you want to see a contrast with the british, guess what? what's a war like? probably the japanese groep the philippines to start mainly because the philippines -- they thwart lines of munication. they would be stupid not to do it. there were a couple of wargames in which they failed to do it, because they were deeply engaged in china. there are those who said that is what we did. we expected to lose manila bay. eventually we expected to lose the philippines. when the warplane change from going straight to the philippines to step-by-step army officers of the war college that, you morons, we have always known we cannot hold the philippines. the thing that probably propelled us over the edge is a pair o
Aug 23, 2015 1:56pm EDT
armies now named supreme allied commander in japan. leader of fighting china. chester nimitz, leader of the mighty pacific fleet. truman, four months after taking office, leases country finally to victory and peace. mr. truman meet with his cabinet. is on hand as he breaks the news of japanese surrender. truman: i have received this afternoon a message from the japanese government and replied to the message forwarded to that government by the secretary of state on august 11. acceptance offull the pots dam declaration which specify the unconditional surrender of japan. -- reply thereed is no qualification. arrangements are being made for the formal signing of the surrender of terms at the earliest possible moment. general douglas macarthur has been appointed to supreme allied commander to receive the japanese surrender. great britain, great britain, russia, and china will be represented by high-ranking officers. meantime, the allied armed forces have been ordered to suspend offensive actions. the proclamation of vj day must await the formal signing of the surrender terms by japan. nar
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