V-J Day 1945 The Bettman Archive Residents of NYC’s Little Italy district celebrated V-J Day (Victory over Japan) on August 14, 1945. Just imagine looking up from the street, at all those people celebrating the end of war. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 12 thoughts on “V-J Day 1945” Add yours Great pictures. This was back when it was cool to be patriotic. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You said a mouthful. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply There’s an accident waiting to happen. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply You think they’ll fall over the railing, like they do at sporting events? LikeLike Reply How strange the universe works. We watched the “Bataan” and “Monuments Men” last night. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply What did you think of them? LikeLike Reply Loved Monuments Men and the bitter sweet story. A much more modern story than Bataan. I liked Bataan’s storyline. Love Rod Taylor in his role, and love the hokey ending and Hollywood gimmicks–pre-CGI. It did make me wonder how many of them served during the war and what kind of trauma they might have endured to make the film. LikeLiked by 1 person War movies make me sad. So you saw the 1943 movie and then the recent Matt Damon one? I saw Mon Men available on our cable. Might give it a try. LikeLike I think you might like Mon. Men. Great storyline. LikeLiked by 1 person ‘Monuments Men’ was really fascinating, Kerbey. I think you’ll like it. A different angle for a WW II movie. These are great photos! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply 🙂 LikeLike Reply can’t even imagine the celebratory vibe. At war, then not. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Observation and Interpretation: Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.