Saturday, August 14, 2010

WWII Anniversary

Today marks the 65th anniversary of V-J Day - Victory over Japan, the end of WW II. This iconic photo speaks to the jublient crowds that rushed into New York's Times Square to celebrate after President Harry S. Truman announced the victory. (Photo by Victor Jorgensen, The Associated Press File, snagged from the Orlando Sentinel.) Friend Robin Chapman has an excellent post about V-J Day in her Robin Chapman News blog, as well as a guest post by historian Steve Thompson. When you finish with those two posts, be sure to wander around her blog a little - as a former TV news anchor, Robin has a real way with words!

As always, a grateful salute to all our warfighters, past and present.

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