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4:10 AM 14th August 2020

UK To Observe Two-minute Silence To Commemorate The 75th Anniversary Of VJ Day

A two minute silence will be held on Saturday 15 August at 11am (UK time), to remember and thank all those from the many nations who fought for the freedoms that we enjoy today.

Union Flags will fly at full-mast on UK Government buildings and the UK will observe a two-minute silence on Saturday 15 August to mark the 75th anniversary of the day Japan surrendered that brought the Second World War to an end after six years of fighting.

Visit ve-vjday75.gov.uk to find out more about plans to commemorate VJ Day and how you can get involved safely from home.