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The day the war ended : May 8, 1945--victory in Europe

Author: Martin Gilbert
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Both personal and public accounts of May 8, 1945, the day World War II ended in Europe.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gilbert
ISBN: 0805039260 9780805039269
OCLC Number: 31816228
Notes: Originally published: United Kingdom : HarperCollins, 1995.
Description: xxi, 473 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Anticipations, 1940-1944 --
The Beginning of the End, 1-24 April 1945 --
The Last Week of April --
The First Four Days of May --
Further Surrenders, 5-6 May 1945 --
False Dawn, 7 May 1945 --
Learning the News, 7 May 1945 --
War Recedes, 7 May 1945 --
VE-Day Dawns, 8 May 1945 --
'The German War is at an End' --
Britain Rejoices --
Liberated Lands --
Poland --
Germany Prostrated --
Austria in Turmoil --
Germany's Vassals Lose Their Chains --
The New World --
Fighting Against Japan as Europe Celebrates --
VE-Day in Russia, 9 May 1945 --
VE-Day Plus One --
Trouble Brewing --
Terrible Times: The Aftermath of VE-Day --
From VE- to VJ-Day.
Responsibility: Martin Gilbert.

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Both personal and public accounts of May 8, 1945, the day World War II ended in Europe.

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