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1945: I’m stuck

The 60-year atomic bomb clock ticks on, and I’ve fallen behind. I’m stuck. UPDATE 28 July: Making Progress Again! Still a bit behind, but progressing… I told myself that I’d like to continue this effort up until the bombings of Japan and the Japanese surrender.

1945: Japanese Newspaper publishes Ultimatum

Japanese newspapers publish the Potsdam ultimatum. Whether you call it censored or edited, it does not contain the full text. The parts of the declaration that are left out are shown here in bold: (9) The Japanese military forces, after being completely disarmed, shall be permitted to return to their homes with the opportunity to […]