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Throwback photos: V-J Day celebrations in Madison and around the country

Throwback photos: V-J Day celebrations in Madison and around the country

From the Throwback galleries: A look inside the State Journal's archives series

Americans celebrated Victory Over Japan Day on Aug. 14, 1945, the day Japan announced their surrender to Allied forces in World War II, and on Sept. 2, the day the document of surrender was signed. Here's a look at what the celebrations were like in Madison and elsewhere in the country.

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