Memorial service marks 65th anniversary of end of World War II

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Memorial service marks 65th anniversary of end of World War II

Aug 15, 2010 9:45am
(NECN/TVB: Hong Kong) – In Hong Kong, dozens of people attended a memorial service at the Cenotaph in Central to mark the 65th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

Among those present were war veterans and Chinese workers who were forced to work in Japan during the war.
The forced laborers are seeking compensation from Japan for the sufferings they had endured.

Meanwhile, members of the Royal Hong Kong Regiment (The Volunteers) Association, the Prisoners of War Association and government representatives were at the City Hall Memorial Garden this morning to pay tribute to those who died defending Hong Kong during the war.

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