Shūsen-kinenbi

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Shūsen-kinenbi
Observed by Japan
Type National, Historical
Significance Commemorates the end of World War II in Japan
Date 15 August
Next time 15 August 2015 (2015-08-15)
Frequency annual
Related to Victory over Japan Day, National Memorial Service for War Dead

Shūsen-kinenbi (Japanese: 終戦記念日?, lit. "end-of-war memorial day"), also written as shūsen no hi (Japanese: 終戦の日?) is a Japanese holiday observed annually on 15 August (this date is not enacted by any law as Public holidays in Japan unlike other editor suggesting) that marks the end of World War II as per the Japanese Instrument of Surrender.[1] It is not an official holiday under Japanese law.[citation needed]

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