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Wartime Heritage Remembers The 65th Anniversary of VE Day May 8, 2010   The Wartime   Heritage   Association   has   partnered   with   the   Royal   British   Legion   in   commemorating   the   65th   Anniversary   of   VE   Day; the Allied   Victory   in   Europe   in   the   Second   World   War. The   men   and   women   involved   in   achieving   this   Victory   will   be   remembered   at events in UK and other countries around the world. In    the    UK,    the    tribute    to    VE    Day's    65th   Anniversary    ("the    Nation's    Greatest    Ever    Salute")    included    a    national    service    of commemoration   at   the   Cenotaph   in   Whitehall,   London.   This   was   followed   by   a   party   on   Horseguards   Parade   hosted   by   the   Royal British Legion to celebrate the end of WWII 65 years ago. In   Canada,   commemorations   included   a   parade   with   vintage   wartime   vehicles   as   well   as   a   fly-past   of   Second   World   War   aircraft, followed   by   a   ceremony   with   Veterans   and   officials.   The   event   will   pay   tribute   to   the   more   than   one   million   Canadians   who   served in   the   Second   World   War.   The   Silver   Cross   Mother   for   2010,   Veterans,   Canadian   Forces   members   and   youth   were   involved   in   the remembrance ceremony, followed by a march-past at the National War Memorial. The   Wartime   Heritage   planted   a   virtual   flag   on-line   as   part   of   the   Royal   British   Legion's   2010   commemorations   and   although   the flags   only   allow   for   a   short   message,   it   reads,   "To   all   the   Veterans   who   contributed   to   peace,   and   to   all   those   who   never   returned, We Remember". In   2005,   Wartime   Heritage   marked   the   60th   Anniversary   of   the   VE   Day   (and   VJ   Day;   the   end   of   WWII)   with   the   Association's   2nd international   performance   tour   of   its   wartime   musical   production   of Time   to   Remember   - A Tribute   to   the   Men   and   Women   of   WWII, presenting   it   in   Canada   and   in   England.   The   British   performance   tour   included   shows   in   partnership   with   the   Telegraphist   Air Gunners Association   in   Gosport,   Hampshire,   and   the   Royal   British   Legion   (Downs   Branch)   in   Deal,   Kent. The   performances   were   also part of the official commemorations to mark the UK's inaugural Veterans' Week.      
Wartime Heritage Remembers  The 65th Anniversary of VE Day