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VE Day marked in Washington

Victory in Europe day was commemorated in the US with a flypast over the Washington Memorial, featuring many original aircraft from the Second World War.

Victory in Europe Day was commemorated in the US with a flypast over the Washington Memorial, featuring many original aircraft from the Second World War.

It included the only B29 bomber still flying, the same model of plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Japan, ending the global conflict.

Jane O'Brien reports from Washington DC.

Filmed by Colm O'Molloy