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General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers (SCAP), arrived in Japan on August 30, 1945 To Oversee Formal Surrender

General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers (SCAP), arrived in Japan on August 30, 1945 To Oversee Formal Surrender

Pictured aboveTalks with Allied and Japanese newsmen after his arrival at Atsugi airfield, Japan, on 30 August 1945. Standing behind General MacArthur, at right, is General Robert L. Eichelberger. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph/http://www.history.navy.mil/our-collections/photography/us-people/m/macarthur-douglas-in-japan-august-1945-june-1950/nh-84346.html

VAV!/August 27, 2015

On August 28, 1945, American troops began landing in Japan for a formal surrender following the surrender of the Japanese government in World War I1 ...

The first American landings in Japan were made at 0900 on August 28, 1945 by an airborne advance party of 150 communications experts and engineers. Their destination...a navy airfield at Atsugi, twenty miles southwest of Tokyo. Their mission..setting up the communications and operational facilities for the arrival of four-engined planes carrying the 11th Airborne Division who would establish the American airhead in the Atsugi area.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 30 August 2015 06:48 )

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1940s

August 28, 1945 - American Troops Land In Japan

August 28, 1945 - American Troops Land In Japan

Pictured above:  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives, 80-G-472620

VAV!/August 27, 2015

On August 28, 1945, American troops began landing in Japan for a fo...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 August 2015 07:05 )

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1920s

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

  

Pictured above: Duke P. Kahanamoku/Contributed by Screen Grab©

VAV!/August 24, 2015

"Aloha is my creed." -   Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, (August 24, 1890 – January...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 August 2015 06:08 )

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1930s

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

  

Pictured above: Duke P. Kahanamoku/Contributed by Screen Grab©

VAV!/August 24, 2015

"Aloha is my creed." -   Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, (August 24, 1890 – January...

Last Updated ( Monday, 24 August 2015 07:44 )

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1940s

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

  

Pictured above: Duke P. Kahanamoku/Contributed by Screen Grab©

VAV!/August 24, 2015

"Aloha is my creed." -   Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, (August 24, 1890 – January...

Last Updated ( Monday, 24 August 2015 07:44 )

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1950s

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

  

Pictured above: Duke P. Kahanamoku/Contributed by Screen Grab©

VAV!/August 24, 2015

"Aloha is my creed." -   Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, (August 24, 1890 – January...

Last Updated ( Monday, 24 August 2015 07:44 )

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1960s

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

  

Pictured above: Duke P. Kahanamoku/Contributed by Screen Grab©

VAV!/August 24, 2015

"Aloha is my creed." -   Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, (August 24, 1890 – January...

Last Updated ( Monday, 24 August 2015 07:44 )

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Art Deco

Max Factor Father Of Modern Make-up

Max Factor Father Of Modern Make-up

Pictured above:  Max Factor Advertisement

VAV/July 29, 2011/ Ad contributed by Oh-Katie-Kookie Kat

Max Factor..."You smooth it on and suddenly love is just a kiss away...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 August 2015 19:40 )

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1930s

The Social Security Act Signed Into Law

The Social Security Act Signed Into Law

Pictured Above: Roosevelt Signs The Social Security Act: President Roosevelt signs Social Security Act, at approximately 3:30 pm EST on 14 August 1935. Standing with Roos...

Last Updated ( Saturday, 15 August 2015 07:07 )

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1920s

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Pictured above:   The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

VAV!/August 6, 2015

The landmark Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, located at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles (CA), ...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 August 2015 06:09 )

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1960s

Chappaquiddick, Senator Ted Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne

Chappaquiddick, Senator Ted Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne

Pictured above: FBI Records: The Vault/Mary Jo Kopechne (Chappaquiddick) Part 1 of 2

VAV!/July 19, 2015

On the evening of July 19, 1969 sometime about 11:15, ending a day of...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 06 August 2015 09:47 )

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General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers (SCAP), arrived in Japan on August 30, 1945 To Oversee Formal Surrender

Pictured aboveTalks with Allied and Japanese newsmen after his arrival at Atsugi airfield, Japan, on 30 August 1945. Standing behind General MacArthur, at right, is General Robert L. Eichelberger. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph/http://www.history.navy.mil/our-collections/photography/us-people/m/macarthur-douglas-in-japan-august-1945-june-1950/nh-84346.html VAV!/August 27, 2015 On August 28, 1945, American troops began landing in Japan for a formal surrender following the surrender of the Japanese government in World War I1 ... The first American landings in Japan were made at 0900 on August 28, 1945 by an airborne advance party of 150 communications experts and engineers. Their destination...a navy airfield at Atsugi, twenty miles southwest of Tokyo. Their mission..setting up the communications and operational facilities for the arrival of four-engined planes carrying the 11th Airborne Division who would establish the American airhead in the Atsugi area.

 

August 28, 1945 - American Troops Land In Japan

Pictured above:  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives, 80-G-472620 VAV!/August 27, 2015 On August 28, 1945, American troops began landing in Japan for a formal surrender following the surrender of the Japanese government in World War I1 ... The first American landings in Japan were made at 0900 on August 28, 1945 by an airborne advance party of 150 communications experts and engineers. Their destination...a navy airfield at Atsugi, twenty miles southwest of Tokyo. Their mission..setting up the communications and operational facilities for the arrival of four-engined planes carrying the 11th Airborne Division who would establish the American airhead in the Atsugi area.

 

August 28, 1945 - American Troops Land In Japan

Pictured above:  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives, 80-G-472620 VAV!/August 27, 2015 On August 28, 1945, American troops began landing in Japan for a formal surrender following the surrender of the Japanese government in World War I1 ... The first American landings in Japan were made at 0900 on August 28, 1945 by an airborne advance party of 150 communications experts and engineers. Their destination...a navy airfield at Atsugi, twenty miles southwest of Tokyo. Their mission..setting up the communications and operational facilities for the arrival of four-engined planes carrying the 11th Airborne Division who would establish the American airhead in the Atsugi area.

 

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

   Pictured above: Duke P. Kahanamoku/Contributed by Screen Grab© VAV!/August 24, 2015 "Aloha is my creed." -  Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, (August 24, 1890 – January 22, 1968), The Father of Modern Surfing. The legendary Duke Kahanamoku, the Father of Modern Surfing, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on Aug. 24, 1890, and grew up in Waikiki. An expert swimmer, Duke was one of the original native Hawaiian, bohemian Waikiki Beach Boys who rode the mountainous waves and pioneered surfing...

 

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku - Father Of Modern Surfing

   Pictured above: Duke P. Kahanamoku/Contributed by Screen Grab© VAV!/August 24, 2015 "Aloha is my creed." -  Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, (August 24, 1890 – January 22, 1968), The Father of Modern Surfing. The legendary Duke Kahanamoku, the Father of Modern Surfing, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on Aug. 24, 1890, and grew up in Waikiki. An expert swimmer, Duke was one of the original native Hawaiian, bohemian Waikiki Beach Boys who rode the mountainous waves and pioneered surfing...

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