~ St. Catharines' Wartime Neighbourhoods

Victory in Japan Day

VJ Day marks the surrender of Japan on August 15, 1945, ending World War II.  The end of war was cause for great celebration and festivities.  The city marked the event with a parade down St. Paul St.

VJ Day Parade - The Saluting station in front of the Capital Theatre on St. Paul St.

Photo credit – St. Catharines Museum – St.Catharines Standard Photo Collection – S1945-50-6-5