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This Day in History VE Day brings WWIIs European front to a close

This Day in History VE Day brings WWIIs European front to a close


For starters, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union could not agree on simple logistics. An unconditional surrender had been signed at Reims on May 7, ...

Happy crowds of soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians in front of the American Red

British girls, of the Picture Division of the London Office of War Information dance in

Generaloberst Alfred Jodl (1890 - 1946): Jodl signs the instrument of surrender at

Winston Churchill waving to crowds in Whitehall, London on the day he confirms that the war with Germany was over

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General Gustav Jodl, Hitler's military adviser, signs the document for the surrender of Germany's armed forces at General Dwight Eisenhower's headquarters ...

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Revellers give the V-Victory sign as they celebrate VE Day outside the Houses of

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Pfc. Clarence K. Ayers, of Evansville, Ind., seated right,

A truck of revellers passing through the Strand, London, 8 May 1945. VE Day

The Daily Telegraph's VE Day front page

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Eager soldiers pulling copies of "Stars and Stripes" from the press of the London

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The Soviet Union and the Eastern Front

Women and children at a VE-Day street party in Stanhope Street, London NW1

Joint press conference

German tanks pass a burning Russian village during Operation Barbarossa, the <

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4 May 1945: Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery signs the surrender of German armies in

Harry Miller, who served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, will speak at a VE Day ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in ...

Key American military officials in Europe.

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Service men and civilians crowd about a brewery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on

A van load of beer passing through Piccadilly Circus on VE Day

Colonel Johannes Blaskowitz signs formal surrender papers.

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British Prime Minister Winston Churchill addresses the celebrating crowds from the balcony of the Ministry of

WWII tank gunner, now 95, pays tribute to the highest-ranking American killed in the European theater

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This pair of US Military recruiting posters demonstrates the way that two branches of the military

Two British sailors and their girlfriends wading in the fountains in Trafalgar Square on VE Day

May 8, 1945: Winston Churchill waving to crowds in Whitehall on V.E Day

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Landing ships putting cargo ashore on one of the invasion beaches, at low tide during

Some of the Night Wolves at a WWII memorial to Soviet soldiers in Slovakia. Jakub Gavlak/EPA

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Monday, May 7, 1945 edition of The Evening Telegram (a Toronto newspaper). Neither Victory in Europe Day ...

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Walter Isaacson (middle) and Gemma Birnbaum join David Folkenflik at The National WWII Museum. (Tracie Morris Schaefer for WWNO)

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American troops landing at Normandy, June 6, 1944.

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President Franklin Roosevelt signing a declaration of war against Japan on December 8th, 1941.

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Wounded U.S. soldiers of the 3rd Battery, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st US Infantry Division

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An interview in which a Soviet commander admitted how close Moscow came to defeat by Germany during the Second World War has been broadcast in Russia for ...