Remembering WWII's forgotten men
The campaign in the Far East took on that description because the fighting that continued there into the summer of 1945 tended to be overlooked in the euphoria that greeted Germany's surrender months earlier.
Sunday's service was the last of a long programme of ceremonies stretching back to May that marked 60 years since World War II ended.
Nevertheless, crowds lined Whitehall four or five deep in places to ensure that the ceremony would not be overshadowed like the conflict it sought to commemorate.
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