"Remember ... and be inspired."
Spirit of '45 is an alliance of organizations and individuals that are working together to preserve and honor the legacy of the men and women of America's WWII generation so that their achievements and values will continue to inspire future generations - especially the youth of our nation.
Spirit of '45 Day is observed on the second weekend in August, coinciding with the anniversary of August 14, 1945 - the day that spontaneous celebrations broke out around the world at the news that the most destructive war in human history was over and America immediately began laying the foundations for a better future for its children and their children's children, for both its friends and allies and former enemies.
Spirit of '45 entry in America's Parade in LA on Veterans Day honoring Charles Durning and other Hollywood stars who served in World War II. Spirit of '45 youth entries marched in parades in New York, San Diego, Silicon Valley and other cities this year.
Spirit of '45 Day Message
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr.
March 9, 1922 - July 4, 2016