Victory over the Empire of Japan (VJ Day) Commemoration - Wichita Veterans Memorial Park
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Victory over the Empire of Japan (VJ Day) Commemoration

September 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Known as “Victory over Japan Day,” or simply “VJ Day,” the term is used to refer to September 2, 1945. On that date, the Empire of Japan’s formal surrender took place aboard the U.S.S. Missouri, anchored in Tokyo Bay.  (SOURCE:, V-J Day.)

WVMP will hold a brief ceremony at the Park’s World War Two Memorial. Check back for details as to time and other commemoration ceremony details.


September 2
8:00 am - 5:00 pm