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Recalling V-J Day

Pearl Harris
August 14, 2011

I was just looking at my calendar and saw that August 14th was V-J Day. I can picture in my mind exactly where I was on that day at 6 p.m. 237 more words

Union Parish

Allied POW Thank-You Letters after V-J Day (1945)

Letters written to W.C. Atkinson by Allied Prisoners of War in Ube, Japan, 1945.

From my 1945 Combat Mission Logs:

There was one more combat mission from Saipan (Number 14 to Usaka Arsenal, August 14th) and, after V-J Day, we flew two or three times to Japan to drop supplies to prisoner of war camps. 768 more words

World War II

Review - Band of Brothers

The story of Easy Company and their missions in WWII, from Operation Overlord to V-J Day.

This is the story of ‘E’ Easy Company, the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, stretching from the first days of training right up to the end of World War Two. 545 more words

Patriot State

Back when my wife and I lived on the West Coast, we had a neighbor who planted a “victory garden” in their front yard.  The houses on our block were small and close together, so the postage-stamp spaces in front allowed for modest landscaping at best.  578 more words

America

V-J Day!

Celebrations in Australia 1945, after six years of war.

I was stunned the other day to come across a group of Americans didn’t even know we were involved. 99 more words

History

14 August 1945, V-J Day... War ends!

The above film footage was shot on 14 August 1945, V-J Day (Victory in Japan Day) in Honolulu, Hawaii … This is three minutes of Kodachrome film that may bring tears to your eyes.  309 more words

World War II In The Pacific

A War with a Beginning and an End

I belong to a Veteran’s Writing Group in my local area. The group welcomes veterans plus their family and friends. I go as an ex-wife of an Air Force member and a staunch supporter of all veterans. 273 more words

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