View Full Version : The war ended 60 years ago today

08-15-2005, 04:28 PM
I can't believe I am the first to bring this up. The emperor announced the surrender of Japan 60 years ago today. Not too many survivors from that generation left to celebrate.

08-15-2005, 04:31 PM
V-J Day.

Tons of great programing on History Channel and Military Channel.

08-15-2005, 05:05 PM
yeah, the history channel, the military channel (really great,but i had to watch some of it at radio shack), and the Pentagon channel (REALLY good channel) all have some interesting stuff.

It was interesting watching alot of vets unfurl a US flag on the deck of the Intrepid. I cant get enough of listening to those guys, on both sides. They were interviewing some japanese pilots who flew at pearl and Midway. ONe Zeke pilot was attacking TBDs at low level and said that he saw the SBDs above him hit the 3 carriers.....he knew then the war was lost.