My Dad, being almost 98, and an ex veteran from Op Torch and Husky, was one of the ex-service VIPs to take the march past today in Edinburgh. There was also a reception planned at Edinburgh Castle yesterday evening for WW2 vets. It would have been a great couple of days for him and my Mum but now with flippin Covid it's all gone to pot . Rumour is they may rearrange events for VJ Day but who knows how it's all going to unfold over the next few months..
Re: Should be in Edinburgh today..
Aye I can only echo Simon, would have been an amazing emotional time. Woke up this morning to the radio & all the war time stories are being remembered & of course people meeting up again on VE day, bloody hell I was chocking back the tears. �(