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Liberation Day

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Liberation Day is a holiday celebrated on August 15th, also called V-J Day or the anniversary of Japan's 1945 surrender at the end of World War II. It is celebrated in both North and South Korea, even though Korea did not get its own leaders until 1948. Liberation Day is a four-day festival to celebrate freedom from oppression.

  1. 1. How many days does the Liberation Day festival last?
    1. a. 4
    2. b. 1
    3. c. 5
  2. 2. Which country celebrates Liberation Day?
    1. a. North Korea
    2. b. Both
    3. c. South Korea
  3. 3. When is Liberation Day celebrated?
    1. a. August 15th
    2. b. July 14th
    3. c. October 3rd