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75th Anniversary of V-J Day [Video]

75th Anniversary of V-J Day

75 years ago on Wednesday, World War II was officially ended.

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Palm Beach Gardens veteran shares memories from World War II [Video]

Palm Beach Gardens veteran shares memories from World War II

Gerard Halpern, 95, of Palm Beach Gardens joined the Army during World War II when he was 18 years old and sent to France.

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75th Anniversary of VJ Day [Video]

75th Anniversary of VJ Day

Today marks the 75th anniversary of Japan surrendering to allies. Kern County veterans reflect on their role in WWII.

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Red Arrows over Edinburgh for delayed VJ Day display [Video]

Red Arrows over Edinburgh for delayed VJ Day display

The Red Arrows did a flypast of Edinburgh to mark VJ Day after the originalplan was called off due to bad weather.

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William addresses the nation on VJ Day [Video]

William addresses the nation on VJ Day

Veterans shared their memories of the Second World War as the Duke ofCambridge paid tribute to those who fought in the Far East on VJ Day. The 75thanniversary of VJ Day – victory over Impperial Japan..

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VJ Day: UK marks 75th anniversary of Japanese surrender in 1945 [Video]

VJ Day: UK marks 75th anniversary of Japanese surrender in 1945

Boris Johnson laid flowers of remembrance and observed a two minute silence at the National Memorial Arboretum.View on euronews

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Red Arrows flypast over Belfast to mark VJ Day [Video]

Red Arrows flypast over Belfast to mark VJ Day

The RAF Red Arrows performed a flypast over Belfast this afternoon to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day. The RAF jets were due to fly over all UK capital cities as part of their route, however poor..

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Lord Mayor of Belfast laments Covid-19 crowd restrictions at VJ Day memorial [Video]

Lord Mayor of Belfast laments Covid-19 crowd restrictions at VJ Day memorial

A silence was held at Belfast City Hall during a socially distanced memorialevent at the Cenotaph. Lord Mayor Frank McCoubrey laid a wreath after the LastPost was played by a bugler. Afterwards, Mr..

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Service marks 75th anniversary of VJ Day [Video]

Service marks 75th anniversary of VJ Day

Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined the Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall at a national service of remembrance marking the 75th anniversary of VJ Day at the National Memorial Arboretum in..

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Defence Secretary pays tribute to veterans on VJ Day 75 [Video]

Defence Secretary pays tribute to veterans on VJ Day 75

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has paid tribute to WW2 veterans as he attended the national service of remembrance marking the 75th anniversary of VJ Day at the National Memorial Arboretum in..

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VJ Day: Prince of Wales and PM lead memorial event [Video]

VJ Day: Prince of Wales and PM lead memorial event

The Prime Minister and the Prince of Wales pay tribute to those who served inthe Far East during the Second World War at a Victory over Japan 75-yearanniversary event at the National Memorial Arboretum..

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British man turns his mobility scooter into tank to mark VJ Day [Video]

British man turns his mobility scooter into tank to mark VJ Day

Retired electrician Tim Bell from Minster on Sea in Kent has turned his mobility scooter in a tank to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day today (August 15th). Footage showed the 75-year-old sitting..

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Ben Walllace lays wreath to mark VJ Day 75th Anniversary [Video]

Ben Walllace lays wreath to mark VJ Day 75th Anniversary

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has laid a wreath at the Cenotaph to mark the 75th anniversay of VJ Day. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Boris Johnson leads tributes to troops on VJ Day 75th anniversary [Video]

Boris Johnson leads tributes to troops on VJ Day 75th anniversary

Prime Minister Boris Johnson leads tributes to soldiers who served in WorldWar Two during the Asia campaign to end the war, exactly 75 years since VJDay. A short film entitled The Friendship of Nations..

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Defence Secretary lays wreath for VJ Day [Video]

Defence Secretary lays wreath for VJ Day

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace lays a wreath at the Cenotaph on Whitehall,central London, to commemorate the fallen soldiers and veterans of the SecondWorld War on VJ Day.

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'Then and now' veteran photos to be broadcast around country to mark 75th anniversary of VJ Day [Video]

'Then and now' veteran photos to be broadcast around country to mark 75th anniversary of VJ Day

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have created a photomontage to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day which features 11 veteransalongside images of themselves from their time in..

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Green Country vet remembers VJ Day [Video]

Green Country vet remembers VJ Day

Green Country vet remembers VJ Day

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Second World War veteran hopes Indian Army comrades will be remembered [Video]

Second World War veteran hopes Indian Army comrades will be remembered

Photo Credit: Royal British Legion British Army Bruce Mcintosh talks about hisexperiences serving in India and the Far East during World War Two. He detailshis wish for greater recognition of Indian..

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Captain Sir Tom Moore portrait goes on display [Video]

Captain Sir Tom Moore portrait goes on display

A portrait of Captain Sir Tom Moore, by artist Alex Chamberlin, is unveiled atthe National Army Museum in Chelsea, west London, to mark the 75th anniversaryof VJ Day.

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Portrait unveiled of last living sisters to sign Official Secret Acts during Second World War [Video]

Portrait unveiled of last living sisters to sign Official Secret Acts during Second World War

A portrait of the last living sisters to have both signed the Official SecretsAct in the Second World War has been unveiled ahead of the anniversary of VJday.

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Chindits veteran recalls ‘impossible’ hardships of Burma campaign [Video]

Chindits veteran recalls ‘impossible’ hardships of Burma campaign

A veteran of the Second World War’s brutal Burma campaign has recalled how hesurvived tropical diseases, injury and jungle warfare 75 years on from the endof the conflict. John Hutchin, 96, joined..

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Trump takes jab at Biden during VJ Day visit to battleship

President Donald Trump highlighted American strength during a VJ speech in North Carolina, and managed to squeeze in a swipe at Democratic rival Joe Biden.
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It is a national focus for commemoration, and hosted the official service to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.
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What a shambles

On Saturday, August 15, my wife and I, with my sister-in-law, made our way to Corn Square in Leominster where we had been informed that a commemoration service of the 75th anniversary of VJ Day was to..
Hereford Times - Published

EK snapper captures unforgettable Red Arrows experience

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A few days ago I found out through Facebook that The Red Arrows were due to land at Prestwick Airport to re-fuel as part of their UK tour to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VJ Day.
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Gatehouse residents mark VJ Day

A special ceremony was held to mark the 75th anniversary and remember the fallen
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East Kilbride woman remembers sacrifices made by father's generation

east kilbride woman remembers sacrifices made by father's generation
Avril Anderson, from St Leonards, is a member of the Far East Prisoners of War Association (FEPOW) and marked Victory over Japan (VJ) Day at a ceremony in the town.
Daily Record - Published

Fears Tamworth's Remembrance Sunday parade could be cancelled

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“We would still mark the 11th somehow in a very low key way in the way that we marked VJ Day."
Tamworth Herald - Published

Low Parks Museum has special display to mark 75th anniversary of VJ Day

low parks museum has special display to mark 75th anniversary of vj day
The Hamilton facility has reopened following the easing of lockdown,
Daily Record - Published

Ceremony honours 75 years since VJ Day

ceremony honours 75 years since vj day
Wreaths were laid outside North Lanarkshire Council's headquarters marking the anniversary of the end of World War II.
Daily Record - Published

Old Steine War Memorial left in 'disgusting' state for VJ day

WAR veterans are furious after having to lay a wreath amid smelly bird poo to mark VJ Day.
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Letter: I was shocked by state of Old Steine War Memorial

I HAD the honour of attending the ceremony at the Brighton Memorial in Old Steine on August 15 commemorating VJ day organised by the Brighton branch of the Royal British Legion.
The Argus - Published

No way to remember them – Brighton’s War Memorial left in ‘disgraceful’ state

The War Memorial in Brighton was in a “disgraceful” state on VJ Day, prompting an angry broadside from the former leader of Brighton and Hove City Council. Mary Mears wrote to fellow councillors..
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Tamworth soldier performed in BBC's VJ Day concert

tamworth soldier performed in bbc's vj day concert
Adam, a trained soldier, has recently been deployed as a key part of the Covid-19 support force, running mobile testing units across London.
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Red Arrows roar past as NI marks 75 years since war's end

red arrows roar past as ni marks 75 years since war's end
The 75th anniversary of VJ Day was marked with memorial events across Northern Ireland.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Letter: We must never forget the sacrifices made in the Far East

SEVENTY FIVE years on and VJ day is forgotten again. In 1945 no one noticed the Second World War was still being fought except those brave servicemen who engaged the enemy Japan.
The Argus - Published

Scottish Tory leader apologises for missing VJ Day event

Douglas Ross says it was ‘wrong’ to work as a football linesman instead of attending 75th anniversary memorial
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Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross apologises to veterans after VJ Day snub

scottish tory leader douglas ross apologises to veterans after vj day snub
The Scottish Conservative leader was forced to say sorry after working as linesman at a football match instead of appearing at a local memorial service. But he is refusing to hang up his boots.
Daily Record - Published

Tributes paid

The courage and bravery shown in the Far East by Allied Forces have been remembered to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ) Day.
Express and Star - Published

VJ Day 2020: Prince William addresses nation in televised tribute to veterans

'Today we remember those who endured terrible suffering and honour those who lost their lives,' Duke of Cambridge states
Independent - Published

Prince Charles leads two-minute silence to commemorate VJ Day in Staffordshire

prince charles leads two-minute silence to commemorate vj day in staffordshire
A televised remembrance service took place at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire
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It's time for Douglas Ross to hand up his boots after VJ Day memorial snub

it's time for douglas ross to hand up his boots after vj day memorial snub
Mail Opinion says Ross will likely have earned himself a yellow card in the eyes of the public this time around.
Daily Record - Published

Scots Tory leader accused of insulting WW2 heroes after snubbing VJ Day service

scots tory leader accused of insulting ww2 heroes after snubbing vj day service
Douglas Ross ran the line as an assistant referee 200 miles away at Kilmarnock’s Rugby Park clash in the Scottish Premiership with St Johnstone – a job that attracts fees of about £445.
Daily Record - Published

VJ Day marked under British PoW flag in Swansea

The 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day takes place on Saturday.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •BBC Local News

How we marked VJ Day

RESIDENTS in Herefordshire and the border areas marked the 75th anniversary of VJ Day today.
Hereford Times - Published

Pedestrian bridge named after 'canary' workers

A PEDESTRIAN bridge linking Hereford and Rotherwas has been officially named the Canary Bridge to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.
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RAF hero remembers his comrades on VJ Day

raf hero remembers his comrades on vj day
Ray Taylor was able to meet the Red Arrows on the 75th anniversary of VJ Day
Wales Online - Published

Second World War veterans share memories as William pays tribute on VJ Day

Veterans shared their memories of the Second World War as the Duke of Cambridge paid tribute to those who fought in the Far East on VJ Day.
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VJ Day: 'The price they paid for the society we have today'

Austin Harper remembers his father Hugh Harper from Whitehouse, County Antrim, who was a prisoner of war.
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Horsham veteran Alan Woolven performs as town marks VJ Day

A COUNCIL chairman and town’s MP took part in a simple wreath laying ceremony to mark VJ Day.
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Poor weather on VJ Day sees Red Arrows’ flypast cancelled in major cities

Hundreds of people eager to see the world-famous Red Arrows’ flypast on VJ Day were left downcast after scheduled flights were cancelled due to poor weather.
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Red Arrows fly-past over Somerset CANCELLED due to 'very poor weather'

red arrows fly-past over somerset cancelled due to 'very poor weather'
The RAF display team was set to perform the fly-past to commemorate VJ Day
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Red Arrows fly over Belfast to mark VJ Day

The Red Arrows flew over some of Belfast’s famous landmarks as Northern Ireland marked the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.
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VJ Day 2020: UK commemorates veterans with Red Arrows flypast and remembrance ceremony

The Royals and the PM lead tributes to veterans, giving 'grateful thanks' to those who fought
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VJ Day: UK commemorates 75th anniversary as royals lead tributes

The Prince of Wales leads a two-minute silence, marking the day World War Two ended with Japan's surrender.
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VJ Day 2020: Prince Philip makes rare appearance in veterans photo-montage to mark 75 years since end of Second World War

The Duke of Edinburgh served as a Royal Navy officer during the Second World War
Independent - Published


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