National V-J Day

August 14, 2021

August 14 - National V-J Day

What Is National V-J Day?

National V-J Day commemorates the day that news broke that Imperial Japan would surrender, thus ending the gruelling and devastating world war. The war began in 1939, and the United States joined in 1941 after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Victory over Japan was announced on August 14th of 1945, August 15th in Europe.

When Is National V-J Day?

National V-J Day (Victory over Japan Day) is celebrated on August 14th of every year.

History Of National V-J Day

National V-J Day commemorates the anniversary of the day it was announced that Japan had surrendered and the war had ended. The peace treaty was officially signed on September 2, 1945.


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