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Letters to Sunday Telegraph relating experiences of Victory in the Pacific Day, 1995

Collection relating to Second World War experiences of Sunday Telegraph readers, Australia 1995.  

This wallet consists of handwritten and typescript letters responding to a request by the Sunday Telegraph for readers to describe how they celebrated Victory in the Pacific in 1945. 62 letters are included in this wallet, with most from people who were civilians in Sydney at the time, but several from other locations in Australia and from ex-service people. Extracts from the letters were published in a souvenir liftout in the Sunday Telegraph edition of 13 August 1995.

Image: Production of newspapers on Victory in the Pacific (VP) Day in Perth. 15 August 1945. AWM2018.641.4

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Second World War, 1939–45
  • Sunday Telegraph
  • Victory in the Pacific
  • VP Day
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