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V-J Day – the End of WW 2 Aboard the USS Missouri

On this day in 1945, Japan formally surrenders to the Allies aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, bringing an end to World War 2….

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Mount Vesuvius Worse than Atomic Bombs

On this day in 79 A.D., after centuries of dormancy, Mount Vesuvius erupts in southern Italy. The massively devastating event destroyed the prosperous Roman cities…

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Hiroshima and Little Boy

On this day in 1945, at 8:16 a.m. local time, the B-29 bomber Enola Gay drops atom bomb “Little Boy” over the city of Hiroshima….

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