Get Involved

There are many ways you can get involved with VJ Day, either outdoors while following social distancing guidance, or online.

Here’s a selection of some of things you can do and ways you can find out more:

Get Involved with VJ Day
Get Involved with VJ Day

Discover your WW2 history

You can use these online resources to discover your local and family Second World War histories and connections:

To help commemorate VJ Day, Ancestry is opening selected worldwide records and sharing expert advice to help you research the untold stories of the war. Discover more about your family’s history.

Share your WW2 history

Do you have a Second World War or VJ Day connection? Share it with us at ve-vjday75@dcms.gov.uk

On social media

Share your Second World War stories, family histories and messages of remembrance on social media. Use #VJDay75 to join the conversation now.

Find your local memorial

You can use these resources to find out more about memorials near you:

If you find out more about your family’s history or your local community’s contribution and would like to share what you’ve learned, use #VJDay75 or email us at ve-vjday75@dcms.gov.uk

VJ Day in your home

Other ways to get involved

Learn more about the history of VJ Day