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Town Clerk: Michael King
Whitby Town Council, Pannett
Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire
YO21 1RE

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VJ DAY - 15 August 2020

VJ DAY - 15 August 2020

VJ Day is marked every year on 15 August to commemorate the formal end of WWII with the surrender of Japan on this date in 1945.

Unfortunately, Victory over Japan 75 years ago brought mixed emotions for those fighting in the malaria ridden jungles of the Far East. Relief and joy that the end of the war had finally arrived, but sadness at the human cost. Those who had fought on through the final three... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 16:42 by Michael King

Tags: Remembrance, VJ Day