DoD to Celebrate 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe

DoD to honor World War II veterans during 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe

Victory in Europe Day, also known as VE day or just V Day, was first celebrated on 8 May 1945 to mark the end of World War II in Europe.

The Department of Defense (DoD) will honor the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day with a salute to our remaining World War II veterans on Friday, May 8, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Defense.gov, Facebook, and Twitter. This production will celebrate America’s resolve and the resolve of our World War II veterans by thanking them for the sacrifices they made to secure peace for our Nation and our allies around the globe.

The line-up for the program includes appearances by ABC’s Robin Roberts, Tom Brokaw, Comedian Jay Leno, actress Tatiana Zappardino; interviews by WWII veterans, and historical footage that tells the story of the world 75-years-ago.

 

Aircorps Art Dec 2019

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