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© AP Photo/ShutterstockA jubilant crowd celebrates on hearing of the Japanese surrender on VJ Day in 1945, a date referenced by the first minister.
A jubilant crowd celebrates on hearing of the Japanese surrender on VJ Day in 1945, a date referenced by the first minister.

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