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What Happened – August 30

It was on this day in 1945 that Gen. MacArthur arrived in Toyko and started organizing his occupational headquarters.  One of his first acts as Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers was coordinating efforts to get food and water to starving civilians. He … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 10

  It was on this day in 1846 that the US Congress created the charter for the Smithsonian Institution.  The Institue was created as a trust (part of the Federal Government but not under the legislative, executive, nor judicial branches) to carry out the dying wishes of James Smithson, … Continue reading

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