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  • BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

    BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 25636

    In London's Piccadilly Circus,a group of servicemen and women, and a civilian woman, link arms as they walk towards the camera, singing as they dance in celebration around Eros (not pictured), on the news that the war in Japan is over. Behind them...

  • BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

    BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 25640

    A New Zealand sailor raises his bowler hat in the sunshine as he celebrates Victory in Japan with several smiling American soldiers and English civilian women on the Strand in London. One of the GIs has a small spray of flowers pinned to his shirt.

  • BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

    BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 25637

    Civilians walk amongst the piles of torn up paper which have been thrown, 'ticker tape'-style, from the windows of offices, on Lower Regent Street, London, to celebrate the signing of the Peace with Japan. A young boy can be seen playing with...

  • THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-08-15

    D 25638

    Civilians walk amongst the piles of torn up paper which have been thrown, 'ticker tape'-style, from the windows of offices, on Lower Regent Street, London, to celebrate the signing of the Peace with Japan, 15 August 1945. More paper can be...

  • THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-08-15

    D 25639

    Crowds of people wait for news at the junction of Whitehall with Downing Street, 15 August 1945. The crowd consists of service personnel and civilians alike, all waiting for confirmation from the Prime Minister that the war in Japan is over. Clearly...