As Great Britain does even today, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill 75 years ago paused and recognized the Victory in Europe by saying, “[w]e may allow ourselves a brief period of rejoicing; but let us not forget for a moment the toil and efforts that lie ahead.”
With that same sentiment, Ambassador Evans took a moment of pause and reflection today at the Luxembourg American Cemetery. So, let us all today join together to honor and respect the victory we shared 75 year ago and recognize the challenges we now face today.
As you will see when you join us in this special commemoration via video, Ambassador Evans said “we have all suffered much during the pandemic, but we can now begin to see signs of better days ahead of us. What better time than this 75th Anniversary of VE Day to take a brief moment to reflect back on the costs we have endured while gazing forward toward a brighter future –just as so many others did some 75 years ago.”
Please join this special moment through the video of Ambassador J. Randolph Evans at the @ABMC Cemetery here in Hamm, Luxembourg for an important moment of reflection and commemoration – to all those, past and present, that have served and sacrificed, and to all those that join together in the name of freedom to fight a common enemy as we do today.