V-E Day

V-E Day: Victory in Europe Day

Photo by:  Military Benefits  - V-E Day 70th Anniversary Commemoration

Photo by: Military Benefits - V-E Day 70th Anniversary Commemoration

The Allied forces of the United States, the United Kingdom, France, and the Soviet Union had forced the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany. The following day, May 8, citizens around the world celebrated the news of “Victory in Europe (V-E) Day.” It was the first hurdle on the path to ending World War II.