60th Anniversary End of World War TwoPrint Page
A plaque commemorates the 60th anniversary of Victory in the Pacific (VP) day which signified for Australians the end of World War Two.
VP (Victory in the Pacific) Day, also referred to as VJ (Victory over Japan) Day, is celebrated on 15 August. This date commemorates Japan’s acceptance of the Allied demand for unconditional surrender 14 August 1945. For Australians, it meant that the Second World War was finally over.
|Address:||Lake Beard, Sheepyard War Memorial, Sheepyard Opal Field , 2832|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -29.677766|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-2005|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 18th August, 2005|
THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF
THE END OF WORLD WAR 11
'VICTORY IN THE PACIFIC (VP) DAY'
1945 - 2005
PRESENTED TO THE PEOPLE OF GLENGARRY
FROM THE BOONAH WAR VETERAN COMMUNITY
VIETNAM VETERANS' DAY 18 AUGUST 2005