Military marks 75th anniversary of WWII's end at D.C. memorial(8 images)
U.S. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, led a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II on Wednesday. Also known as Victory Over Japan, or V-J, Day, it was the date in 1945 that Japan signed an unconditional surrender aboard the U.S. battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley places a wreath during a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial honoring the 75th anniversary of V-J Day, the end of World War II, in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI