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The Last American Troop Killed in WWII Died After the War Ended

Tragically, one last American life was lost between the announcement of Japan's surrender and the signing of the document.

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  • Photo Credit: Find a Grave and Wikimedia Commons
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  • Japanese foreign affairs minister Mamoru Shigemitsu signs the Japanese Instrument of Surrender on board USS Missouri

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons