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VE /VJ Day 70th Anniversary 1945-2015

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


    Viewable only on Library premises A webpage dedicated to events of VE Day in Edmonton, Nort... http://www.1900s.org.uk/1945-peaceparty-edmonton.htm
  • American Air Museum in Britain


    Viewable only on Library premises The American Air Museum website records the stories of th... Archived date: 2015-08-08 http://www.americanairmuseum.com/
  • BBC : I wonder, VE Day: How did the British plan to celebrate?


    Viewable only on Library premises An educational page outlining background information to t... http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zgw9d2p
  • BBC History : VE Day and the aftermath of WW2


    Viewable only on Library premises Andrew Marr explains how VE Day was soon overshadowed by ... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises An Article outlining the tens of thousands of British se... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33931660
  • BBC Newsbeat : VJ Day: At 18 I was fighting the Japanese in Burma


    Viewable only on Library premises An article describing Vic Knibb experiences fighting th... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises Three veterans - David Teacher, 91, Michael McGrory, 90, ... Archived date: 2015-07-23 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02qtvvb
  • BBC- WW2 Peoples War : Irish Guardsmen celebrate VE Day.


    Viewable only on Library premises Irish Guardsman Ivor White's memories of VE Day. http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peopleswar/stories/72/a3032272.shtml
  • BBC: VJ Day: I thought WW2 camp 'was a dream'


    Viewable only on Library premises An article about a woman who spent part of her childhood ... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-33886085
  • BBC: Japan WW2: PM Shinzo Abe expresses 'profound grief'


    Viewable only on Library premises Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed "profound... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-33924159
  • BBC: VJ Day: Veterans at 70th anniversary commemorations


    Viewable only on Library premises A report on the events to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33936830
  • BBC: Why is Japan's WW2 surrender still a sensitive subject?


    Viewable only on Library premises An article exploring the impact of Japan's surrender in ... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-33881427
  • Britannia Naval Research Association


    Viewable only on Library premises The Britannia Naval Research Association represents hig... Archived date: 2017-06-17 https://www.britannia-naval-research-association.org/
  • Brownhills : Bob's Brownhills Blog : Brownhills VE Day commemoration this Friday


    Viewable only on Library premises Information about the VE Day commemoration taking place t... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises Report on the events in the Stevenage /Letchworth/ Hitc... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises Newspaper article on the VE Day celebration flyover abov... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises An outline of the day's events for the 70th anniversary... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises The Tumblr webpages of the UK Ministry of Defence Archived date: 2015-07-09 http://defencehq.tumblr.com/post/115284856685/veday70-event-map
  • Digital Drama : V.E. Day Remembered


    Viewable only on Library premises an information posting for the Digital Drama to record ... http://www.digitaldrama.org/v-e-day-remembered/
  • EEA Forums : VE-Day - 70 years ago today!


    Viewable only on Library premises A montage of famous VE Day photographs and responses post... Archived date: 2015-08-18 http://eaaforums.org/showthread.php?5914-VE-Day-70-years-ago-today!
  • Education Scotland : VE Day anniversary


    Viewable only on Library premises Brief explanation of VE Day aimed at educators in Scotland https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/glowblogs/eslb/2015/05/08/ve-day-anniversary/
  • Essex Police Musum: VE Day at Police HQ, 1945


    Viewable only on Library premises To celebrate 'Victory in Europe' officers and their famil... http://gallery.nen.gov.uk/gallery2805-.html
  • Films from the Homefront : Bradford V.E. Day


    Viewable only on Library premises An amateur film showing the V.E. Day celebrations in the ... http://www.movinghistory.ac.uk/homefront/films/ya9.html
  • GOV.UK : VE Day: events and general information


    An overview of general information and lists events takin... https://www.gov.uk/government/news/ve-day-events-and-general-information
  • Getty Images : 70th Anniversary Of VE Day Commemorated In Washington DC


    Viewable only on Library premises 70th Anniversary Of VE Day Commemorated In Washington DC http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/world-war-ii-reenactors-salute-while-the-national-anthem-news-photo/472568918
  • Godolphin Victory Weekend


    Viewable only on Library premises A promotional web page for Godolphin victory weekend http://www.godolphin.wwiireenactmentsouthwest.co.uk/
  • Guardian, The : VJ Day: Queen leads commemoration service on 70th anniversary of war's end


    Viewable only on Library premises Prime minister and former POWs attend event to remember B... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises 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


    Viewable only on Library premises Tweets Relating to VE-Day 70 Anniversary Archived date: 2015-07-23 https://twitter.com/hashtag/VEDay70?src=hash&lang=en-gb
  • History Learning site : VE-Day


    Viewable only on Library premises The History Learning Site contains a range of articles ... http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/ve_day.htm
  • History Today: VE Day: This Could Be The Last Time


    Viewable only on Library premises Paul Lay, History Today editor outlines the significance ... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises 2 News reel films of central London on VE Day, documentin... http://www.iwm.org.uk/history/2-incredible-amateur-colour-films-of-london-on-ve-day
  • Imperial War Museum : Peace Celebrations 1945


    Viewable only on Library premises A thirteen minute amateur colour film of the peace celeb... http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/1060018244
  • Imperial War Museum : Rare Colour Footage Of London On VJ Day


    Viewable only on Library premises News reel of VJ Day celebrations in Piccadilly Circus, Lo... http://www.iwm.org.uk/history/rare-colour-footage-of-london-on-vj-day
  • Imperial War Museums: VE Day Tea Room


    Viewable only on Library premises Imperial War Museum events connected with the 70th Anniv... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises Analysis of the Soviet contribution to Victory over Nazi ... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises Japan is commemorating 70 years since the US dropped an a... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises Andrew Marshall decided to discover the origins of a Japa... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises Colour film footage of London on VE Day, 8 May 1945 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


    Viewable only on Library premises The Isle of Wight, marks the 70th anniversary of the end ... 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


    Viewable only on Library premises A snap shot of the Victory in Europe Day street celebrat... 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


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


    Viewable only on Library premises The NS(RAF)A was formed in 2002 by a few ex RAF National ... Archived date: 2017-06-17 http://www.nsrafa.org/
  • Oxford Open Learning : VE Day, May 8th, 1945


    Viewable only on Library premises A post outlines the end of hostilities in Europe and the ... http://www.ool.co.uk/blog/ve-day/
  • Pinterest: VE Day 70th Annivesary Ideas


    Viewable only on Library premises A Pinterest Board to mark the 70th Anniversary of VE Day Archived date: 2015-07-30 https://www.pinterest.com/jaynedarling/ve-day-70th-annivesary-ideas/
  • Playbuzz : 70th Anniversary VE Day Trivia!


    Viewable only on Library premises A seven question VE Day trivia quiz. http://www.playbuzz.com/abighj10/70th-anniversary-ve-day-trivia
  • Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund VE Day Blog Posts


    Viewable only on Library premises A selection of blog posts related to the commemoration of... https://www.rafbf.org/news-and-blogs/ve-day/
  • Royal British Legion (@PoppyLegion) on Twitter


    Viewable only on Library premises The Twitter feed of a the Royal British Legion, a service... Archived date: 2015-07-23 https://twitter.com/PoppyLegion?lang=en-gb