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

Author: Martin Gilbert
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1996, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Owl book edView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gilbert
OCLC Number: 1256467742
Notes: Originally published: United Kingdom : HarperCollins, 1995.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 473 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps)
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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