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

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