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|Significance||Commemorates the end of World War II in Japan|
|Next time||15 August 2015|
|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 that marks the end of World War II as per the Japanese Instrument of Surrender. It is not an official holiday under Japanese law.
- 平和への誓い新た 69回目終戦の日、6000人参列 全国戦没者追悼式 [The new vow to peace. The sixty-ninth memorial day for the end of the war. 6000 attend nationwide memorial for those who died in battle] (in Japanese). Nihon Keizai Shimbun. August 15, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
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