VJ Day: Armed Forces charities fear support for veterans will dwindle after Second World War passes from living history
That’s the last time an entire, generation had to turn out. Since then it has been much, much, smaller – and voluntary – forces. So, there’s less requirement for the aid and help that charities provide once that generation has doddered off into the grave.
Yes, yes, of course, there are jobs in the charitable bureaucracy to protect but…..