3 More Japan Facts About The Japanese Surrender
*The Americans allowed the emperor to remain in his position, because they were afraid of panic among the Japanese people.
In the emperor's radio announcement to the Japanese people he announced himself as human and not a divine entity.
The announcement came as shock to Japanese people. The emperor in Japan was considered a god all along Japanese history.
*Japan lost 2 million people during world war 2. Japanese cities were in ruins.
*The Americans demanded that the Japanese army will be dismantled. The Japanese education system was thoroughly changed too, incorporating a less Fascist attitude.
The emperors' role was declared symbolic and Japan adopted a democratic constitution for the first time in Japan history.
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