2020 75th Anniversary End of WWII : Limited Edition Impressions $2 PNC
2020 75th Anniversary End of WWII : Limited Edition Impressions $2 PNC
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2020 75th Anniversary End of WWII : Limited Edition Impressions $2 PNC

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2020 75th Anniversary End of WWII : Limited Edition Impressions $2 PNC

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War Il. On 15 August 1945, Japan accepted the Allied demand for unconditional surrender, effectively bringing World War ll to an end after six years of bitter conflict.

The series of events leading to the end of the war included Gemany's surender to the Western Allies on 8 May 1945 and the dropping of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima on 6 August and Nagasaki on 9 August.

It had been the most destructive war in human history, involving more than 30 countries and with around 75 million casualties, including some 39,000 Australians.
Remembrance Day is commemorated every year on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to honour the sacrifice of all those who have died in war.
The date marks end of hostilities on the Western Front in 1918. The Great War (1914-18) lett between nine and 13 million people dead, with perhaps as many as a third with no known grave.
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