August 22, 2014

How WWII Could Have Ended

Gregory Clark, Japan Times

The Associated Press

August 15, 1945, is the much-remembered date of Japan’s surrender in World War II. But that date could have been much later. On a recent visit to Australia, I discovered an act of Stalinist perfidy that could easily have delayed that war end and have left much of Japan subject to Soviet occupation.

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