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VJ Day: 75th Anniversary

VJ Day: 75th Anniversary

What is VJ Day?

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VJ Day marks the victory over Japan and the end of WWII. It is a chance for us to take a moment to reflect on the magnitude of WWII and what the declaration of peace would have meant to people across the world.Mark VJ Day at homeAs social distancing continues, here’s some things you can do to mark the day at home or teach your children about VJ Day.

Dress Your Windows

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Dress your windows with our downloadable bunting and union jack flags or complete a postcard and pop it up in your window. Printable bunting download Printable union jacks download Share photos of your posters with us on Facebook and Twitter and using #Broxtowe75 

Download Our VJ Day Activity Pack

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It’s full of things you can do from home with your children, including templates to design your own commemorative newsletter and postcard, as well as information about VJ Day. Activity pack download Editable newspaper downloadPostcard download
Share photos of your creations with us on Facebook and Twitter and using #Broxtowe75 

Take Part in our Broxtowe Baking Competition

We’d love to see photos of your bakes! Councillor Janet Patrick, Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe will judge the photos and select her favourites.Tag us in them on our social media and add the hashtag #BROXVJBAKE

Book of Reflection

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Leave a message on our online reflection book if you have older friends and family who can’t get online, record their messages for them. Leave a Message

National Campaign

There’s lots of information on the official VJ Day website where you can find veteran stories, get involved in Dan Snow’s VJ challenge and lots more.

Supporting Others

We know there are people who aren’t online so please share this information with them and support them to take part in this important occasion (please observe social distancing at all times). 

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