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

Author: Martin Gilbert
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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This illustrated history provides 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 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 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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This illustrated history provides both personal and public accounts of May 8, 1945, the day World War II ended in Europe.

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