Victory in the Pacific Day 2020

Victory Pacific Day
Image courtesy of the Australian War Memorial


Victory in the Pacific Day (VP Day) will be commemorated on Saturday 15 August, marking the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II.

Parramatta’s Victory in the Pacific Day Online Experience

City of Parramatta has created a VP Day Online Experience, where the community can discover and explore a range of historical articles, artefacts, profiles, and local stories. A collection of heritage items can also be viewed as part of an exhibition at the NSW Lancers’ Memorial Museum.

Visit the VP Day Online Experience

Parramatta’s VP Day publication

City of Parramatta has created a special publication in honour of the 75th anniversary of VP Day.

Victory in the Pacific 75th Anniversary ebook  

To request a hard copy of this publication please email your request to
civicevents@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au
 

NSW Lancers’ Memorial Museum guided tours

The New South Wales Lancers’ Memorial Museum offers guided tours to the public each Sunday.

Find out more and make a booking at the museum website.

Parramatta’s World Wars book collection

City of Parramatta libraries offer many books and educational resources about Parramatta and the impact of war on Australia. 

Visit our Parra Reads blog to find out more.

Veterans Affairs WWII 75th Anniversary Stories

The NSW Office for Veterans Affairs and the Register of War Memorials in NSW have collected and shared stories from World War II veterans living in NSW, in order to recognise the 75th of Victory in the Pacific Day.

Read about the experiences of these veterans, both in Australia and overseas