September 2

Japan Surrenders

September 2, 1945

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    The U.S. victory over the Japanese Navy at Midway succeeded in stopping the Axis advance in the Pacific, and by early 1943 the Marines had driven the Japanese from Guadalcanal. This lesson will guide students through the military campaigns of the Pacific theater, tracing the path of the Allied offensives.

Romare Bearden, American artist, is born (ca. 1911)

September 2, 1911

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