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WWII Japan Surrenders War Original Ticker Tape at Michaan's Auctions

Roll over for video transcript This World War II ticker tape dated to August 14, 1945 will be offered on March the 7th as lot 488 at an estimate of $15,000-20,000.  This one-of-a-kind, history-marking relic details the exact moment of Japan's surrender.  The first segment describes the forthcoming surrender.  The second then communicates the military events of the day, such as several small aircraft and medium bombers hitting the Japanese.  The official closing statement announcing Japan’s surrender immediately follows.  This ticker tape is especially rare and valued, as it precisely marks the exact moment in history when the official announcement was transmitted over military wire back to the United States. Come for a vist to Michaan's Auctions for a chance to buy WWII Japan Surrenders War Original Ticker Tape on March 6 at Michaan's Auctions.

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WWII - Japan Surrenders War – Original Ticker Tape Announcing Japan’s Surrender Aug 14 1945
WWII - Japan Surrenders War – Original Ticker Tape Announcing Japan’s Surrender Aug 14 1945.

The top ticker tape reads:
"Flash Flash….BD to WA and OUI bullitin….Tokyo DOMEI in English at 1349am Tuesday 8/14 to American Zone….txt flash flash  Tokyo Augst 14 It is learned an imperical message accepting the potsdam procolmation is forthcoming….814 152am."

Bottom ticker tape reads:
"KMOT KMOT FJYO about 6am to 3pm yesterday appeared over various kiyshu flying in from koshicki island kogoshima perfecture and tomosaki….Mitchell medium bombers along with several smaller aircraft attacked japanese in chosen strait…..bust flash….db to WA and OUI   FLASH FLASH Tokyo DOMEI annouces accepts surrender terms….sanders if 8/14 152am."

Overall length 96 inches. Top ticker tape: 42 inches. Bottom ticker tape 54 inches.
Estimate: $15,000/20,000

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