Oliver Dowden – 2020 Comments on VJ Day Plans

Comments made by Oliver Dowden, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, on 5 August 2020.

We must never forget the bravery and sacrifice of our greatest generation. On 15 August we will come together as a nation to remember, give thanks and pay tribute to the endurance of those who served around the world and finally secured peace for us. These commemorations will inspire a new generation to learn about them and ensure their stories of heroism and sacrifice live on.