72 Years Ago, Victory in Europe

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day, was the public holiday celebrated 72 years ago today on 8 May 1945.

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VE Day, Then and Now

May 8, 2015 Today marks the 70th anniversary to the end of World War II. What was VE Day? VE Day held on 8 May, 1945, celebrated the end of war in Europe The British government had been planning the celebration from late 1944. The code word ‘MOUSETRAP’ alerted ministers when VE Day was imminent…

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