VE Day 2017 - St. Paul, MN


This a link to still photos of the event held on Saturday May 6, 2017 marking VE Day or Victory in Europe Day with a ceremony at the Minnesota World War II Memorial on the state Capitol grounds. The event was especially well attended by Minnesota Russian families whose family members had served during WW II and members of a variety of Minnesota Veterans groups.
Don Patton of the WW II History Round Table, Saint Paul spoke as well as Vladimir von Tsurikov of The Museum of Russian Art,  Minneapolis and a Governor's Proclamation was read by Doug Bekke. Vince Parker, of the 8th AFHS-MN, as well a Russian WW II Navy Veteran who had served in the Atlantic, Pacific, and The Black Sea unveiled wreaths during the event.


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