Today, 75 years ago… 2 September 1945 – representatives of the Empire of Japan formally signed instruments of surrender on the deck of USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
WWII ended formally. 2194 days after Germany invaded Poland on 1 September 1939 to 2 September 1945. 6 years and 1 day.
Celebrations at the time must have been amazing. I like this photo of the mostly peaceful conga line in Lafayette Park near the White House!