VP Day

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From initialism of victory (in the) Pacific + day. Australian from 1945.[1]

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VP Day

  1. (Australia) Victory in the Pacific day, being the anniversary of 15 August 1945, the day after Japanese forces surrendered in World War II.

Usage notes[edit]

Known as VJ Day in other Allied countries.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ VP Day at the Australian War Memorial.