Anniversary of Japan's agreement to surrender in World War II
Submitted by aridzona@stanfo... on Thu, 08/09/2012 - 15:59.
On August 10, 1945, a day after the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan accepted the Potsdam Conference terms of unconditional surrender, as President Truman ordered a halt to atomic bombing. The Hoover Institution's current exhibit, The Battle for Hearts and Minds: World War II Propaganda, includes many posters from the archives’ rich and extensive collection of more than 100,000 posters. The exhibit is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is free of charge. Parking on campus is free on Saturdays.