World War 2
VE Day

What is VE-Day?

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March 15, 2011 3:27AM

When : May 8th

Victory in Europe Day (VE-Day) commemorates the end of fighting

in Europe during World War II. After years of war, The Third Reich

of Nazi Germany was defeated. Millions of people were killed. Adolf

Hitler, Germany's Dictator, had committed suicide in his bunker in

Berlin.

The German Army ceased fighting on May 2nd, and formally

surrendered unconditionally on May 7th. The surrender of all German

forces was arranged for May 8th at 11:01AM.


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