America Goes Wild – August 14, 1945
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World War 2 was over at last. And after all the waiting, the release of pent-up emotions fairly exploded from every city and town across America, spreading to all the allied nations over the rest of the world.
So, in offering a glimpse of what that day sounded like, here is a one hour extract from many hours of broadcasts from August 14, 1945.
Sixty-eight years ago this day, it sounded like this.
Noisy, breathless and yelling.
- GUEST OPINION: VJ Day marks the end of World War II (heraldnews.com)