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V-J Day Celebration



V-J Day Celebration
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Title: V-J Day Celebration
Description: Crowd with two sailors hugging each other. Sailor with his back to the camera is Seabee B. O. Pledger; other sailor is unknown. They are celebrating V-J Day, August 15, 1945, the day on which the Allies announced the surrender of Japanese forces during World War II.

Image ID: 33741
Creation
Date:
August 15, 1945 
Creator
Name:
Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Vinje, Arthur M. : Photographs and Negatives
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
Published in Wisconsin State Journal August 15, 1945. See also (V5)421, (V51)001 and PH 6442.0676
Subjects: Military discharge
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Crowds
Sailors
 

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