Britain's Royal Family leading UK commemorations on the 75th anniversary of VJ Day on Saturday - the day World War Two ended with Japan's surrender.
Heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles led a two-minute silence at the National Memorial Aroboretum in central England.
And a message from The Queen thanked those quote who fought so valiantly.
Meanwhile Princess Anne chatted to military veterans over video links about their experiences fighting in the Far East.
One was Sydney Pidgeon an Army Corporal.
PRINCESS ANNE, SAYING:
''You thought you were going back into the front didn't you on August the 15th but you just arrived back in Burma.''
VETERAN SYDNEY PIDGEON, SAYING:
''While I was out there I got a leave to come back to the UK which I did, and then when I went back they said the war is over your group's come up, you're going home.
The Red Arrows also flew across Belfast to mark the occassion
Japan signaled its intention to surrender on August 15, 1945, after atom bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States.