Victory in EuropePosted on Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Extracted from VE Day: A Day to Remember and reproduced by permission of Pen and Sword Books Ltd.
A was was released; the most important message of the entire European part of the Second World War; a message millions had fought and struggled for so long to hear:
'The Mission of this Allied Force was fulfilled at 02.41, local time, May 7 1945.'
It was all over.
VE Day - A Day to Remember
(Hardback - 208 pages)
by Craig Cabell
The authors have compiled a collection of memories and anecdotes from celebrities and members of the public covering their experiences of the Second World War and the day that Victory over the Nazis was declared. We hear from not only those in the Armed Forces but civilians. The book catches the mood of jubilation and exhilaration yet also the great sadness of the huge waste of human life and resources. Hard times still lay ahead.
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