France - VE Day

European Days and Weeks
Date: Monday, 08 May 2017

Venue: France

Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day or VE Day) is commemorated on 8 May. It is a national holiday in France known as 'Victoire 1945' or 'La fête de la victoire' and the day is also celebrated as a holiday in several other countries in Europe.

Victory in Europe Day marks 8 May 1945, on which day the World War II Allies formally accepted an unconditional surrender by the armed forces of Germany and the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich, after six years of the bloodiest conflict in human history.

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  • Monday, 08 May 2017
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