A. Phillip Randolph
He was the president and founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and the nation's most respected African-American labor leader.
This was Victory in Europe day, when General Eisenhower accepted the unconditional surrender of the Third Reich on May 8, 1945.
This was a general that was in command of Allied forces on the islands in December 1941. He was "arguably the most brilliant Allied strategist of World War II."
This was an important Japanese military center. A B-29 atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima during the war.
GI Bill of Rights
This was the Servicemen's Readjustment Act to help ease the transition of returning servicemen to civilian life, providing education and training for veterans.