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VE /VJ Day 70th Anniversary 1945-2015

70 sites in collection
  • 1900s : Peace Celebrations in Britian after the Second World War


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    http://www.1900s.org.uk/1945-peaceparty-edmonton.htm
  • American Air Museum in Britain


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    Archived date: 2015-08-08 http://www.americanairmuseum.com/
  • BBC : I wonder, VE Day: How did the British plan to celebrate?


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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zgw9d2p
  • BBC History : VE Day and the aftermath of WW2


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    Archived date: 2015-07-23 http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/events/ve_day
  • BBC Magazine : VJ Day: Surviving the horrors of Japan's WW2 camps


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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33931660
  • BBC Newsbeat : VJ Day: At 18 I was fighting the Japanese in Burma


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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/33848072/vj-day-at-18-i-was-fighting-the-japanese-in-burma
  • BBC Radio 4 : Today Remembering VE Day


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    Archived date: 2015-07-23 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02qtvvb
  • BBC- WW2 Peoples War : Irish Guardsmen celebrate VE Day.


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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peopleswar/stories/72/a3032272.shtml
  • BBC: VJ Day: I thought WW2 camp 'was a dream'


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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-33886085
  • BBC: Japan WW2: PM Shinzo Abe expresses 'profound grief'


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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-33924159
  • BBC: VJ Day: Veterans at 70th anniversary commemorations


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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33936830
  • BBC: Why is Japan's WW2 surrender still a sensitive subject?


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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-33881427
  • Britannia Naval Research Association


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    Archived date: 2017-06-17 https://www.britannia-naval-research-association.org/
  • Brownhills : Bob's Brownhills Blog : Brownhills VE Day commemoration this Friday


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    http://brownhillsbob.com/2015/05/06/brownhills-ve-day-commemoration-this-friday/
  • Comet, The : Hundreds turn out to VJ Day services to mark 70th anniversary


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    http://www.thecomet.net/news/hundreds_turn_out_to_vj_day_services_to_mark_70th_anniversary_1_4200801
  • Daily Mail ,The : 'Are we on fire?' Terrifying cockpit video of the moment smoke-filled WWII plane made emergency landing during VE Day flyover in Washington DC


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    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3097074/Are-fire-Gut-wrenching-cockpit-video-moment-smoke-filled-WWII-plane-makes-emergency-landing-VE-Day-flyover-Washington-DC.html
  • Daily Mail, The : The nation says thank you: 70 years on, three days of stirring events to mark the joy of VE day


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    Archived date: 2015-07-24 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3072761/The-nation-says-thank-70-years-three-days-stirring-events-mark-joy-VE-day.html
  • Defence Headquarters: The Tumblr of the UK Ministry of Defence


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    Archived date: 2015-07-09 http://defencehq.tumblr.com/post/115284856685/veday70-event-map
  • Digital Drama : V.E. Day Remembered


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    http://www.digitaldrama.org/v-e-day-remembered/
  • EEA Forums : VE-Day - 70 years ago today!


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    Archived date: 2015-08-18 http://eaaforums.org/showthread.php?5914-VE-Day-70-years-ago-today!
  • Education Scotland : VE Day anniversary


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    https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/glowblogs/eslb/2015/05/08/ve-day-anniversary/
  • Essex Police Musum: VE Day at Police HQ, 1945


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    http://gallery.nen.gov.uk/gallery2805-.html
  • Films from the Homefront : Bradford V.E. Day


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    http://www.movinghistory.ac.uk/homefront/films/ya9.html
  • Getty Images : 70th Anniversary Of VE Day Commemorated In Washington DC


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    http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/world-war-ii-reenactors-salute-while-the-national-anthem-news-photo/472568918
  • Godolphin Victory Weekend


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    http://www.godolphin.wwiireenactmentsouthwest.co.uk/
  • Guardian, The : VJ Day: Queen leads commemoration service on 70th anniversary of war's end


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    http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/15/vj-day-queen-commemoration-service-70th-anniversary-war-end
  • Guardian, The: 70th Anniversary of VE Day in pictures


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    Archived date: 2015-07-30 http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2015/may/08/70th-anniversary-of-ve-day-in-pictures
  • Hashtag/VEDay70 on Twitter


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    Archived date: 2015-07-23 https://twitter.com/hashtag/VEDay70?src=hash&lang=en-gb
  • History Learning site : VE-Day


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    http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/ve_day.htm
  • History Today: VE Day: This Could Be The Last Time


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    http://www.historytoday.com/blog/2013/10/ve-day-could-be-last-time
  • Imperial War Museum : 2 Incredible Amateur Colour Films Of London On VE Day


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    http://www.iwm.org.uk/history/2-incredible-amateur-colour-films-of-london-on-ve-day
  • Imperial War Museum : Peace Celebrations 1945


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    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/1060018244
  • Imperial War Museum : Rare Colour Footage Of London On VJ Day


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    http://www.iwm.org.uk/history/rare-colour-footage-of-london-on-vj-day
  • Imperial War Museums: VE Day Tea Room


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    http://www.iwm.org.uk/events/iwm-london/ve-day-tea-room
  • Independent , The : VE Day 70th anniversary: We should never forget - the Soviets won World War II in Europe


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    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/ve-day-70th-anniversary-we-should-never-forget--the-soviets-won-world-war-ii-in-europe-10239369.html
  • Independent, The : Hiroshima 70th anniversary: How map of the world changed day by day during World War Two


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    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/hiroshima-70th-anniversary-how-the-map-of-the-world-changed-day-by-day-during-world-war-two-10439280.html
  • Independent, The : VJ Day 70th anniversary: Two families are reunited by an extraordinary wartime memento


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    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/vj-day-70th-anniversary-two-families-are-reunited-by-an-extraordinary-wartime-memento-10441308.html
  • International Business Times : VE Day 70th anniversary: Amazing colour footage of the celebrations in London


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    http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/ve-day-70th-anniversary-amazing-colour-footage-celebrations-london-1500012
  • Isle of Wight County Press online : Isle of Wight marks VE Day anniversary


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    http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/news/isle-of-wight-marks-ve-day-anniversary-80882.aspx
  • LITHERLAND AT WAR: VE Day - 8th May 1945 - Croxteth Avenue


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    http://www.litherland-digital.co.uk/album_5/pages/ve_day1945.htm
  • Mirror, The : Poignant VE Day anniversary for three friends who helped build iconic World War Two Spitfires


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    http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-life-stories/poignant-ve-day-anniversary-three-5654253
  • National Service (Royal Air Force) Association


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    Archived date: 2017-06-17 http://www.nsrafa.org/
  • Oxford Open Learning : VE Day, May 8th, 1945


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    http://www.ool.co.uk/blog/ve-day/
  • Pinterest: VE Day 70th Annivesary Ideas


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    Archived date: 2015-07-30 https://www.pinterest.com/jaynedarling/ve-day-70th-annivesary-ideas/
  • Playbuzz : 70th Anniversary VE Day Trivia!


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    http://www.playbuzz.com/abighj10/70th-anniversary-ve-day-trivia
  • Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund VE Day Blog Posts


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    https://www.rafbf.org/news-and-blogs/ve-day/
  • Royal British Legion (@PoppyLegion) on Twitter


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    Archived date: 2015-07-23 https://twitter.com/PoppyLegion?lang=en-gb