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Diary August 20, 1945

capture of Harbin
A variety of Russian sub-machine guns on display of the capture of Harbin.
Diary for Monday, August 20, 1945:

Russo-Japanese War

Manchuria: Russians capture Harbin and Mukden.

Burma

Mountbatten broadcasts surrender instructions to Japanese forces.

Home Fronts

Norway – TRIAL OF QUISLING FOR HIGH TREASON OPENS at Oslo: claimed to be ‘savior’ of Norway (sentenced to death, September 10; executed by firing squad, October. 24).
USA: War production Board lifts restrictions on production of consumer goods.

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