Britain’s Queen Elizabeth pays tribute on 75th anniversary of Japan’s WW2 defeat

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Britain ‘s Queen Elizabeth paid tribute to the sacrifice of soldiers on the 75th anniversary of VJ Day, which marks victory over Japan and the end of World War Two, as she recalled the anguish of the war and joy of its conclusion.

Japan signalled its intention to surrender on August 15, 1945, after atom bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States. Japan’s emperor has expressed “deep remorse” for the country’s wartime past.

Elizabeth, 94, said she would never forget the jubilant scenes and overwhelming sense of relief at the end of the war.

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth pays tribute on 75th anniversary of Japan’s WW2 defeat


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