75 Years Later, Local Veterans Reflect on World War II

By Catherine Wendlandt

After years of fighting and millions of deaths around the globe, on September 2, 1945, World War II officially ended, and the U.S. soldiers serving abroad on that day (out of a total of 16 million who supported the war effort overall) knew they would soon begin coming home. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of that debilitating conflict.

There are now only about 300,000 veterans left in the United States who witnessed firsthand what that war meant for their day-to-day lives.

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