V-E Day


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the date of Allied victory in Europe, World War II

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* April 2005 marks the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps; May 8 is V-E Day (Victory in Europe Day) marking the end of World War II in Europe.
Three and a half years into the war on terror, no V-E Day is in sight, unless Bush counts his reelection as a victory over France.
And at midnight, on May 8, 1945 (V-E Day, for Victory in Europe), Germany's surrender brought an end to the war in Europe.
He added that he was involved with a similar project for a property in Laguna Beach, California, that published a cookbook on the 50th anniversary of V-E Day. "The recipes were from the war years, including those used to make goodies sent in care packages to GIs." The response to the cookbook project was so positive, he says, that he decided to seek out similar ones.
On May 8, 1995, the world will observe the fiftieth anniversary of V-E Day, the defeat of Adolf Hitler's maniacal Nazi regime and the liberation of the survivors from the Nazi concentration and death camps.