Wednesday, August 31, 2005

VJ Day Event Aboard the Razorback

Ceremony Aboard U.S.S. Razorback To Mark
60th Anniversary of Victory In Japan Day

A ceremony marking the 60th Anniversary of Victory in Japan Day will be held aboard the U.S.S. Razorback in North Little Rock at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, September 2.

On September 2, 1945, the U.S.S. Razorback was one of 12 submarines moored alongside the U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay when Japan surrendered.

Representatives from the U.S. Navy and Mayor Patrick Hays will make comments. The ceremony will last approximately 30 minutes. The public is invited.


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