VJ Day

On behalf of a grateful generation…

First thing that struck me is how thin almost everyone is. The pre-fast food era.

But then I watched it again and thought about all the sacrifices this generation made for us.

Today is VJ Day — Victory over Japan, the end of WW2. But not the end of the sacrifices for that generation. They re-built Europe and Japan with their tax dollars. They worked hard, saved money for the things they wanted to buy, and brought many of us into a better world.

If you know anyone who served, share their story today.

At the very least, say “Thank you!”

VJ Day, Honolulu Hawaii, August 14, 1945 from Richard Sullivan on Vimeo.


Thanks to Guy Zapoleon and Steve Berger for making me aware of this video.