In 1945 the End of World War II was celebrated on Victory over Japan (VJ) Day.

There was much joy and celebration around the world when on 15th August 1945 US President Harry S Truman declared the day as Victory over Japan Day, at a White House press conference.

President Truman announced that the Japanese Government had agreed to comply in full with the Potsdam Declaration demanding the unconditional surrender of Japan.

To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VJ Day, Royal British Legion Scotland will hold a virtual service and tribute on social media, which you can follow here

Full details are still to be released but if you have any enquiries please contact Brian Ward on 0131 550 1562 or email [email protected]