18 August 1945

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Japan

Sjigemitsu, the new Japanese Foreign Minister makes a broadcast to the Japanese people admitting defeat

Burma

The RAF drops 500,000 leaflets over Japanese held areas of Burma calling on the remaining troops to surrender

Japanese Peace Envoys, Bougainville
Japanese Peace
Envoys, Bougainville

Pacific

Japanese peace envoy reaches the Australian lines on Bougainville


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 18 August 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_08_18.html
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