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  • Japan
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Harry S. Truman

    Japan agreed to surrender

    Japan
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Japan agreed to surrender the following day.




  • Korea
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Korean War

    The Red Army had begun to occupy the northern part of the Korean Peninsula

    Korea
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    By 10 August, the Red Army had begun to occupy the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Korean War

    Dividing the Korean Peninsula into Soviet and US occupation zones

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    On the night of 10 August in Washington, US Colonels Dean Rusk and Charles H. Bonesteel III were assigned with dividing the Korean Peninsula into Soviet and US occupation zones and proposed the 38th Parallel.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Hirohito

    The Cabinet Drafted an "Imperial Rescript Ending The War"

    Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Everything changed after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Soviet declaration of war. And on August 10, the cabinet drafted an "Imperial Rescript ending the War" following the Emperor's indications that the declaration did not compromise any demand which prejudiced the prerogatives of His Majesty as a Sovereign Ruler.




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