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14-December-2020
14-December-2020

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The plaque commemorates the sixtieth anniversary of 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 [made on] 14 August 1945. For Australians, it meant that the Second World War was finally over.

 

Location

Address:Bernard Place, RSL Garden of Remembrance, Port Lincoln, 5606
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.707734
Long: 135.845278
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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2005
Front Inscription

W.W.II

1939 - 1945

60 years anniversary 

1945 - 2005    

Lest We Forget

      
     

Source: MA
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