SURRENDER BY JAPANESE FORCES AT ZHIJIANG IN 1945

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A museum in central China's Hunan Province debuted 32 photos that were donated by a U.S. veteran documenting Japan's surrender in the province in August 1945. They were among 223 photos of the Chinese Anti-Japanese War donated by a member of the Flying Tigers, the 1st American Volunteer Group formed in 1941 to help China drive out invading Japanese troops.

The color pictures showed Japanese representatives riding in cars to designated locations after their plane landed at the Zhijiang airport. On Aug. 21-23, 1945, Japanese representatives fled to Zhijiang, handed over a map of Japanese troops deployed in China and signed a surrender memorandum.