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VE Day
VE Day A Day to Remember Category: History (Non-Fiction) Format: Paperback Author: Craig Cabell & Allan Richards Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Publication Date: Tuesday 7th April 2015 ISBN: 9781473845572 Pages: 192

Seventy years on, only a minority of the Nation's population remain who witnessed the ending of the most widespread and brutal conflict the world has ever seen. The capitulation of the unspeakably evil Nazi Reich lifted the threat of Hitler's tyranny forever. Relief and joy were blended with great sadness and a realisation that things would never be the same again.

'VE Day - A Day to Remember' combines historical analysis of this major milestone in the history of mankind with moving personal accounts from a wide range of individuals. These include not just fighting men but civilians and children all of whose lives were deeply affected. Their recollections of the events and their emotions make for the most graphic reading.

While the war against Japan still had some months to run, 8 May 1945 was indeed a day to remember and this delightful book gives us a chance to celebrate a great victory with gratitude for all those who made it possible.


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