VJ Day (Victory over Japan) marks the day Japan surrendered on Wednesday, August 15, 1945, which in effect ended the Second World War and with it six years of loss, sacrifice and fear. These photos showcase how Leeds came together to celebrate both in the city centre and through street parties. READ MORE: VE Day commemorated - How Leeds celebrated in May 1945 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
VJ Day commemorated - How Leeds celebrated in August 1945
The outpouring of emotion is clear to see from these fabulous photos of VJ Day celebrations in Leeds.
Sunday, 15th August 2021, 6:00 am
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