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50th Anniversary of the end of World War Two : 17-December-2012
50th Anniversary of the end of World War Two : 17-December-2012
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The plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary of the cessation of the war in the Pacific which marked 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.

Location

Address:Lord & Brown Streets, Dungog RSL Club, Dungog, 2420
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.401517
Long: 151.75495
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-1995

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1995
Front Inscription

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the cessation of the war in the Pacific

1939 - 1945

1945 - 1995

A. F. Hinton   R. G. Garland   J. G. Hawley 
President      Treasurer          OAM Secretary 

Source: MA
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