Daily Archives: 8 May 2015

VE-Day

VEDay NYT

70 years ago on May 8, the Allies of WWII accepted Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces, marking an end to the War in Europe.

Londoners Celebrate VE-Day
Crowds outside Piccadilly Circus, London 1945

Canadian infantrymen May 1945
De Glindhorst, Netherlands, May 1945. (L-R): Private Wilf Monbourquette, Sergeant Ross MacKay, Privates Hugh McErlain, Lawrence Spence, Harry Campbell, Dusty Millar and Aubrey Bolitho.
Infantrymen of “D” Company, The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada celebrate VE-Day 1945. Photo credit: Lt. Michael M. Dean/Library and Archives Canada

VE Day Times Square
New Yorkers celebrate VE-Day in Times Square


Bonus Built

A Flashback Friday Edition:

1948 Ford F4
The iconic Ford F4, circa 1948

Photo credit: FoMoCo