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POTSDAM DECLARATION, the first step to dropping the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The Potsdam Declaration outlined the terms for Japan’s surrender in WWII commencing with the warning: “We will not deviate from them. There are no alternatives. We shall brook no delay.” The mention of “unconditional surrender” and a warning came at the end of the declaration: “We call upon the government of Japan to proclaim now […]