Aug 15, 2015

Queen Elizabeth II leads ceremonies in Britain for VJ Day

LONDON (AP) — Veterans wearing medals, some in wheelchairs festooned with the Union flag, paraded through central London on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory over Japan and the end of World War II. The slow walkabout by the aging veterans recalled the pain and ultimate triumph of Britain's 4 ½-year campaign in Asia. One twirled his cane. Others waved. Many saluted. Thousands...

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