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Saturday May 9th, 2015

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V-E Day 8 May 1945. Allies formally accepted the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany marking the end of the Third Reich. As the Soviet Union was to the east of Germany, it was May 9th, 1945 Moscow Time when German military surrender became effective. Eastern European countries like Russia and former Soviet republics commemorate Victory Day on May 9th.

The Windsor V-E day tribute, commemorating the end of WW II, is being organized by Dr. Roman Maev, the Honourable Consul of the Russian Federation in Canada (Windsor) and L Col (Ret’d) Morris Brause, Essex and Kent Scottish.

Sergey Chernenko, Senior Consul, Consulate of Russian Federation from Toronto will be making presentations to our WW II Veterans in recognition of their outstanding military service and; their post-service contributions to their communities. All veterans will be awarded with Russian memorable awards to recognize their role in defeating of Nazi Germany.

This family centered event will take place on Sunday, May 10th, at the Royal Canadian Legion (Branch 594) located at 5030 Howard Avenue from 2pm to 4pm.

The V-E Day presentation will include musical performances with a reception to follow. The public is invited to this tribute in honour of all who served their countries and returned home; to remember all who served and fell and were called home.

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