| September 02, 2013
VJ Day anniversary: September 2, 1945
1945 was an unforgettable year: the death of Franklin Roosevelt, the Truman presidency, the fall of Hitler and the Holocaust. In the Pacific: the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa; the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; and finally, Japan’s surrender – 68 years ago today. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.