VE Day 75: Flypasts and military messages mark 75 years since Victory in Europe

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations. Seen here over the City. The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent. The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast. Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance. Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice. This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.
The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations. Seen here over the City. The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent. The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast. Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance. Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice. This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.

Seen here over the City.

The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.

The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.

Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.

Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.

This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.  Seen here heading back to RAF Scampton.  The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.  The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.  Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.  Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.  This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.
The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.
Seen here heading back to RAF Scampton.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.
Seen over Lincoln castle and cathedral.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.
Seen over Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

Today, 8th May 2020, the Red Arrows marked the 75th Anniversary of VE Day during the Corona Virus pandemic by performing multiple flypasts, namely over the capital. London. Images were captured from the back seat of Red 8s jet, image shows the jets above Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament.
Victory in Europe Day, generally known as VE Day (United Kingdom) or V-E Day (USA), is a day celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces on Tuesday, 8 May 1945.
Upon the defeat of Germany, celebrations erupted throughout the western world, especially in the UK and North America. More than one million people celebrated in the streets throughout the UK to mark the end of the European part of the war. In London, crowds massed in Trafalgar Square and up the Mall to Buckingham Palace, where King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by Prime Minister Winston Churchill, appeared on the balcony of the palace before the cheering crowds. In his radio broadcast at 15:00 on the 8th, Churchill told the British people that: “We may allow ourselves a brief period of rejoicing (as Japan) remains unsubdued”.
75 years on and the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team – The Red Arrows fly over the capital (London) celebrating. The 2020 75th celebrations are somewhat different to previous VE celebrations while the UK are currently in lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic. However the occasion is of national importance and couldn’t pass without being honoured.
Officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows showcase the excellence of the RAF and represent the United Kingdom both at home and overseas. The team consists of 11 pilots, nine of whom fly in the display, and more than 100 support personnel and technicians. Each of the pilots has previous fast-jet, operational experience flying the Tornado, Typhoon or Harrier, enabling the RAF to secure the skies a

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.
Seen here over the City.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.
Seen here over the City.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.
Seen here over NHS Nightingale and Millenium Dome.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.
Seen here over Heathrow Airport.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.
Seen here over Seen here over Hyde Park.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.
Seen here over St Pauls Cathedral
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows fly over London city for the VE Day 75 celebrations.
Seen here over the City.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows conduct a fly past over London this morning as part of the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows conduct a fly past over London this morning as part of the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

Typhoons from RAF Coningsby launched this morning as part of a nation-wide event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory of Europe.
Each aircraft from 29 Squadron performed a flypast over key areas of the country for the event.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

Typhoons from Royal Air Force Coningsby launched today as part of a nation-wide event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory of Europe. Each aircraft from 29 Squadron performed a flypast over key areas of the country for the event.

Typhoons from RAF Coningsby launched this morning as part of a nation-wide event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory of Europe.
Each aircraft from 29 Squadron performed a flypast over key areas of the country for the event.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

Typhoons from Royal Air Force Coningsby launched today as part of a nation-wide event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory of Europe. Each aircraft from 29 Squadron performed a flypast over key areas of the country for the event.

Typhoons from Royal Air Force Coningsby launched today as part of a nation-wide event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory of Europe. Each aircraft from 29 Squadron performed a flypast over key areas of the country for the event.

Typhoons from Royal Air Force Coningsby launched today as part of a nation-wide event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory of Europe. Each aircraft from 29 Squadron performed a flypast over key areas of the country for the event.

Typhoons from RAF Coningsby launched this morning as part of a nation-wide event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory of Europe.
Each aircraft from 29 Squadron performed a flypast over key areas of the country for the event.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

Typhoons from RAF Coningsby launched this morning as part of a nation-wide event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory of Europe.
Each aircraft from 29 Squadron performed a flypast over key areas of the country for the event.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

Typhoons from Royal Air Force Coningsby launched today as part of a nation-wide event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory of Europe. Each aircraft from 29 Squadron performed a flypast over key areas of the country for the event.

The crew of RFA ARGUS remembers those who served in World War Two and celebrates 75 years since VE Day.
The crew made up of Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Marines, Royal Engineers and Royal Navy personnel including units from 815 and 845 Naval Air Squadrons, marked out ‘’75’’ on the flight deck of ARGUS whilst conducting air operations.
RFA ARGUS is currently deployed on OP BROADSHARE and ATP NORTH in the Caribbean Sea and remains ready at all times to take on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief support ahead of the 2020 Hurricane season.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.

The crew of RFA ARGUS remembers those who served in World War Two and celebrates 75 years since VE Day.
The crew made up of Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Marines, Royal Engineers and Royal Navy personnel including units from 815 and 845 Naval Air Squadrons, marked out ‘’75’’ on the flight deck of ARGUS whilst conducting air operations.
RFA ARGUS is currently deployed on OP BROADSHARE and ATP NORTH in the Caribbean Sea and remains ready at all times to take on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief support ahead of the 2020 Hurricane season.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.

HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH’s ship’s company celebrated the 75TH anniversary of VE day. The flight deck team have used glow sticks to spell out their message.
On Friday 8 May 2020 sailors and Royal Marines around the world paused to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by their forebears in World War Two. Ships and naval bases at home and abroad joined the rest of the UK in marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.

The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH’s ship’s company celebrated the 75TH anniversary of VE day. The flight deck team have used glow sticks to spell out their message.
On Friday 8 May 2020 sailors and Royal Marines around the world paused to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by their forebears in World War Two. Ships and naval bases at home and abroad joined the rest of the UK in marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Pictured: HMS Trent, HMS Diamond and in the background HMS Prince of Wales shine their searchlights in Portsmouth Naval Base.
On Friday 8 May 2020 sailors and Royal Marines around the world paused to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by their forebears in World War Two. Ships and naval bases at home and abroad joined the rest of the UK in marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
The sirens of Royal Navy ships blared and their searchlights pierced the darkness in celebration of the Allied Victory in Europe.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.

Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh (Edinburgh Castle pictured), Cardiff and Belfast to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.

Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh (Edinburgh Castle pictured), Cardiff and Belfast to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.

Images shows the Royal Air Force Red Arrows flying over the statue of Sir Winston Churchill on the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.

The Royal Air Force Red Arrows fly over Buckingham Palace and the Queen Victoria Memorial in celebration of Victory in Europe Day 75.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.

Images shows the Royal Air Force Red Arrows flying over the statue of Sir Winston Churchill on the 75th VE Day.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.

Images show a memorial message broadcast in Piccadilly Circus, for VE Day 75.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.

Images shows the Royal Air Force Red Arrows flying over the statue of Sir Winston Churchill on the 75th VE Day.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.

Images show a memorial message broadcast in Piccadilly Circus, for VE Day 75.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.

The Red Arrows conduct a fly past over London this morning as part of the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows conduct a fly past over London this morning as part of the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

The Red Arrows conduct a fly past over London this morning as part of the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe.
The Armed Forces have led the nation in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and have paid tribute to the enormous sacrifices of the Greatest Generation in restoring peace to the continent.
The Red Arrows led the tributes with a breath-taking flypast over Central London while Royal Air Force Typhoons simultaneously flew over the cities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.
Military personnel across the UK and on operations around the world paused for a two-minute silence during the National Moment of Remembrance.
Although the enormous public events planned for Central London were unable to go ahead, messages of thanks to Second World War veterans were sent from across the Armed Forces, thanking them for their resilience, determination and sacrifice.
This morning Defence Secretary Ben Wallace laid a wreath at the Guards Memorial in Central London in a small and poignant ceremony.

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