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60th Anniversary VP Day
60th Anniversary VP Day

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A monument commemorates the sixtieth anniversary of victory in the Pacific in 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.

Location

Address:Cecilia Street, Memorial Park , St Helens, 7216
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.322392
Long: 148.249363
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:15-August-1945
Actual Event End Date:15-August-2005

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 15th August, 2005
Front Inscription

R & SLA
St Helens Sub Branch

This plaque commemorates 60th Anniversary of Victory In The Pacific

15th August 1945

Break O'Day Community
15th August 2005

Source: MA
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