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VE Day Parade, Centretown, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Location Category ID: 8155
Added to Database: 23 March 2014
Last Edited: 24 March 2014
Address: Sparks Street, Ottawa, ON
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Other Links: Canadian Encyclopedia
Veterans mark VE-Day anniversary
Latitude, Longitude: 45.423617 , -75.695811
Location Accuracy: 6
Tanks Previously Here: Long term:
1: Panther Tank - Canadian War Museum, LeBreton Flats, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (VE Day 8 May 1945)

Short term:
1: M24 Chaffee Light Tank - Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum, Oshawa Airport, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (VE Day 2005)
2: M4A2 (76) HVSS Sherman Tank - Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum, Oshawa Airport, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (VE Day 2005)


The area north of Centretown in Ottawa, particularly Sparks Street, was home to the original VE Day celebrations on 8 May 1945. Since then this area has hosted regular anniversary VE Day parades, including along Elgin Street in 2010 (source: CBC.ca).

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May 2005

Oshawa M24 taking part in VE Day parade 2005
1: Oshawa M24 taking part in VE Day parade 2005

Taken: May 2005
Contributor: LAC
Location Photo ID: 927
Added: 23 March 2014
Views: 62
Has Priority: 0
    

    

    

May 1945

"Military personnel and civilians celebrating V-E Day on Sparks Street, Ottawa, 8 May 1945"
2: "Military personnel and civilians celebrating V-E D...

Taken: 8 May 1945
Contributor: LAC
Location Photo ID: 926
Added: 23 March 2014
Views: 73
Has Priority: 0