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Brooklyn Eagle: September 2: ON THIS DAY in 1945, Japanese sign surrender document; Truman proclaims today as VJ-Day


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ON THIS DAY IN 1931, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “[Infantile] paralysis cases reported today totaled 53, of which 20 were in Brooklyn and 12 in Queens. Yesterday the total was 71 new cases, so today’s figures were construed by Health Commissioner Wynne as a continued gradual lessening of the epidemic. In Weehawken, N.J., the […]

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