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ON THIS DAY IN UNITED STATES HISTORY

April 28, 1952

United States Occupation of
Japan Officially Ends

On this day in 1952, the United States ended its occupation of Japan almost seven years after it surrendered after World War II.

Although this day officially marked the end of the occupation, approximately 47,000 U.S. military personnel remain in Japan today, they are there with permission of the Japanese government.