This is interesting: Original sound of Japan emperor’s war-end speech released – Yahoo News.
FILE – In this 1937 file photo, Japan’s Emperor Hirohito salutes from his mount, his favorite white horse, during a military review in Tokyo. The original recording of Japan’s Emperor Hirohito’s war-ending speech has come back to life in digital form. The original sound was released Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 by the Imperial Household Agency in digital format, ahead of the 70th anniversary of the speech and the war’s end. (AP Photo/File)