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05/08/46 1st V-E Day Anniversary: Of Germany Surrender, Teixeira [E139853]


06/06/46 2n V-E Day Anniversary: Of Allies Invaded France, Teixeira [E139856]




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From Castles and Bombs to Nazis and Frauleins : Adventures with the Red Cross in England and Germany During World War II

by: Evelyn Cochran
Evelyn Cochran was a social worker with the Red Cross during World War II. She wrote 26 letters "back home" with eye witness accounts of wartime England and post-war Germany. Writing from November 1944-October 1946, Evelyn provided a unique perspective on living conditions, the war's impact on the average person, attitudes about Roosevelt's death, seeing General Eisenhower, celebrating Victory in Europe day in London, and, later, Victory in Japan day. Re-assigned to post-war Germany, Evelyn visited the Nuremberg Trials twice and wrote detailed letters about her observations.
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The Day the War Ended: May 8, 1945-Victory in Europe

by: Martin Gilbert
A moment-by-moment, place-by-place account of the day the German High Command surrendered to the Allies, as seen by soldiers, civilians, statesmen, and war criminals, links each event to its long-term consequences. 25,000 first printing.
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Time V-E Day : 60th Anniversary Issue : America's Greatest Generation and Their WWII Triumph

This volume covers the riveting events of the final year of World War II in Europe, from Operation Market-Garden and the Battle of the Bulge to the decline and fall of the Third Reich and the worldwide celebration of V-E Day. The book features exclusive interviews with George McGovern, the former US Senator and veteran bomber pilot, and with a veteran of the Hitler Youth corps who was a courier in Hitler's underground bunker during the last ten days of the dictator's life. Vintage eyewitness accounts by TIME reports, brilliant photojournalism by Time-Life photographers, and informative new maps and graphics breathe fresh life into this enduring story of America's greatest conflict and its greatest generation.
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Ed Kennedy's War: V-E Day, Censorship, and the Associated Press

by: Ed Kennedy

On May 7, 1945, Associated Press reporter Ed Kennedy became the most famous -- or infamous -- American correspondent of World War II. On that day in France, General Alfred Jodl signed the official documents as the Germans surrendered to the Allies. Army officials allowed a select number of reporters, including Kennedy, to witness this historic moment -- but then instructed the journalists that the story was under military embargo. In a courageous but costly move, Kennedy defied the military embargo and broke the news of the Allied victory.
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V E Day in London - 1945

V E Day began with Mr Churchill's broadcast officially announcing the end of war in Europe. Londoners took to the streets in celebrations which continued for ...

VE Day Remembering Victory BBC Documentary 2015

This great documentary is a moving way to mark an important moment in Britain's history.

Winston Churchill and the Queen on VE day

Winston Churchill and the Queen on VE day.

VE Day Anniversary 1995 May

Appearance by HM The Queen, HM The Queen Mother and HRH The Princess Margaret on VE Day.

VE Day Buckingham Palace (1945)

War Pictorial News Newsreel Crowds cheer Winston Churchill, King George, Queen Elizabeth, and other members of the royal family as they appear outside ...