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70th Anniversary of VE Day

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Friday, May 8, 2015, marks a historic moment in history.

It's the 70th anniversary of VE Day, Victory in Europe. May 8, 1945, was day Germany's surrender in World War II was announced,.

The Germans actually surrendered on May 7th, at the headquarters of General Dwight Eisenhower in Reims, France, but the agreement did not take effect until the next day.

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