U.S. vet, 93, recalls Sept. 2, 1945, surrender day well, helped wire services spread the news

September 2, 2015 5:29 PM

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U.S. vet, 93, recalls Sept. 2, 1945, surrender day well, helped wire services spread the news

MECHANICVILLE, NEW YORK – Stephen Dennis remembers Sept. 2, 1945, well. It was the day the Japanese officially surrendered in World War II and the day he helped news organizations get the word out about it to the world.

The 93-year-old from upstate New York was reminiscing recently about his military service, as Wednesday’s 70th anniversary of the surrender approaches.

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