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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