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60th Anniversary VP Day
60th Anniversary VP Day

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The plaque 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.


Address:Cecilia Street, Memorial Park , St Helens, 7216
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.322426
Long: 148.249641
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:15-August-1945
Actual Event End Date:15-August-2005


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 15th August, 2005
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         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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