Today in World War II History - V-J Day Anniversary!

70 Years Ago—Aug. 15, 1940: Luftwaffe’s “Black Thursday:” in the Battle of Britain, Germans lose 76 aircraft, while RAF loses 50.
65 Years Ago—Aug. 15, 1945: V-J Day—US accepts Japanese surrender, and hostilities cease. Hirohito announces surrender to the Japanese people—the first time they have heard his voice.