Commemorative events on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the end of the war began in the beginning of this year. In honor of the 75th anniversary of the capture of the heights of Monte Castello – the most significant battles of the Second world for the Brazilian armed forces from 15 to 21 February in the suburbs of Bologna, the Italian rushed dozens of Brazilians. It is grateful to the descendants of soldiers of the Brazilian expeditionary force became one of those who brought the coronavirus in Brazil.
the Main celebrations are traditionally held on may 8 near National monument to the fallen in world war II in Rio de Janeiro, or as it is affectionately called “Monument to soldiers”. Usually on this day, the leadership of the country, it honors the memory of Brazilians who died in the struggle against Nazism, and honors its veterans. On the square near the memorial is a military parade of the guards units of the Brazilian armed forces stationed in Rio de Janeiro. Every year the tomb of the unknown soldier, the head of state lays a wreath, and warships volley salute from their guns.
But the coronavirus has made its adjustments in the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory. Almost all of Brazil to visit closed parks, museums and memorials. Prohibited any gatherings of people. All events associated with the Victory Day, went to the Internet.
may 9, the Brazilian segment of social networking will host a relay race of “Immortal regiment”. On the same day on Youtube Brazilian historians specializing in world war II, will hold an online conference, where he will discuss the role of the Soviet Union in the victory over Nazism.