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V-J Day: The End of an Era & Return to Normal

When World War II ended in August 1945, Americans entered a period of readjustment. After decades of depression and war, the country had to cope with the emotional, physical, and economic wounds of war. 279 more words

Emily Esten

Vigil held for V J Day at Airfield Memorial

Press Release for Wilts and Glos Standard from The Community of Down Ampney

On Saturday 15th August 2015, at midday, a vigil was held at Down Ampney Airfield RAF Memorial, atthe end of Oak Road, to commemorate and remember the efforts of the 3,000 servicemen and nurses who served at RAF Down Ampney during World War II. 303 more words

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an ending

Among the photos that trace the long course of my father’s life — many from his childhood, youth and family; some, formal or candid, from his military service; many from our years together as a family — are a number that seem like pieces of some else’s puzzle. 149 more words


National Spirit of ’45 Day

By Lindsay Roseberry, Reference Department

This year Williamson County Public Library is having a program on Saturday, August 15 in conjunction with Spirit of ’45… 736 more words

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V-J Day: A Salute to America's WWII Veterans & Their Families

By Valerie Cox, guest contributor, American Red Cross

On August 14, 1945, Americans experienced one of our greatest celebrations to date…the ending of World War II.  588 more words

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