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WASHINGTON Robinson Cano Mariners Jersey , Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- An advisory committee of the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday that the Treasury is only able to fund the government by the end of September before it runs out of cash.

It's of great urgency and importance for Congress to raise the debt limit in a timely manner, the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee said in a letter sent to the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, on Wednesday.

According to the letter, the committee assessed that the Treasury's cash can only fund the government operations through September 29.

The Treasury has begun using bookkeeping maneuvers to continue to finance the government's activities since the federal government's outstanding debt reached its statutory limit on March 15.

Mnuchin has repeatedly urged the Congress to raise the debt limit by the end of September. The Congressional Budget Office recently estimated that the federal government would not run out of cash until mid-October.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also said on Tuesday that the nation's debt limit must be raised in September to avoid a federal government debt default.

The debt limit is the maximum amount of debt that the Treasury can issue to the public and to the other federal agencies. The amount of outstanding debt subject to limit has now risen to about 19.9 trillion U.S. dollars.

China marks PLA's 90th anniversary with grand rally

Aerial view of Hohhot in China's Inner Mongolia

Tourists walk on glass bridge across Yellow River in Ningxia

People take measures to beat summer heat across China

Military parade held to mark PLA 90th birthday (Part I)

SWAT team members take part in drill

Acrobatic show staged in China's Xinjiang

Martial arts competition held in China's Henan

by Xinhua writer Zhai Xiang

BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- On the island of Guam, Aug. 15 Ichiro Suzuki Mariners Jersey , 1945, Dick Whitaker, a member of the Sixth Marine Division of the United States Marine Corps, learned the news of the Japanese surrender.

The end of WWII was also the end of China's war against Japanese aggression.

"I was training for the invasion of Japan scheduled for November 1945, in which I would very likely have been killed," he said. "The victory saved my life and properly avenged Pearl Harbor."

On Dec. 7 Ryon Healy Jersey , 1941, Japan launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, an American naval base in Hawaii, killing thousands of American military personnel and civilians.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt described it as "a date which will live in infamy," and the United States declared war on Japan the following day.

Xinhua has interviewed U.S. veterans and their families over phone or email, who shared their memories of the victory and their hopes for the future.


"When I turned 16 Hisashi Iwakuma Jersey , I began to think about the possibility of serving in the military," Whitaker, now 91, recalled.

Upon graduation in 1942 and 1943, several of Whitaker's friends joined the military. Whitaker joined up in the summer of 1944 and landed at Guadalcanal with the Sixth Marine Division just six months later.

"My mission was to win battles, to defeat Japan Kyle Seager Jersey , and hopefully to survive intact," he said.

"We sailed from Guadalcanal on March 13, 1945 -- my 19th birthday. On April 1, 1945, we landed in Okinawa," Whitaker said.

The Battle of Okinawa lasted 82 days and was one of WWII's fiercest. Whitaker's regiment suffered heavy losses Dee Gordon Jersey , with 82 percent of his comrades wounded or killed. Last year, "Hacksaw Ridge," a film based on the story of the battle, was a hit with both Chinese and American audiences.

"After 82 days of killing Japanese soldiers, which was very satisfying at the time, I came to feel sorry for them Jean Segura Jersey ," he told Xinhua.

"They were treated badly by their superiors. They were starving. They were fighting for a lost cause and instructed to kill themselves if defeated ... not much of a plan!" he said.

The Battle of Okinawa left over 90,000 Japanese soldiers dead; only 7,400 were taken prisoner. About 100,000 local civilians lost their lives.

"I weighed about 115 pounds, having lost about 20 pounds on Okinawa," said Whitaker Randy Johnson Jersey , looking at a photo of himself taken on Guam in June 1945.

After WWII, Whitaker's division was dispatched to Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province to work on repatriating Japanese forces from north China.

"We were there for six months. I will never forget the welcome I received there. The Chinese are fine people," said Whitaker.

"The Japanese soldiers we rounded up and sent back to Japan knew we were marines and would take no crap," Whitaker said. "They were very aware of our reputation and our hatred of them. They were docile and seldom made eye contact."

On a Greyhound bus at 3 a.m. on Memorial Day of 1946, Whitaker arrived in Saugerties, New York Ken Griffey Jersey , a town just 20 miles from Hyde Park, the hometown of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

"The Memorial Day Parade kicked off at 11:00. I went to the parade with my mom and dad and had my hand shaken a hundred times. It was a great day to get home from a war," said Whitaker.

Before retirement, Whitaker spent 28 years at Kent School in Connecticut as Director of Public Relations, Alumni Secretary and Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees.

He now volunteers on the carrier USS Yorktown in South Carolina and speaks at schools and retirement homes.


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He had joined the National Guard in 1940. "I knew that the United States was going to have a draft, so I voluntarily entered the service," he recalled.

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