VE /VJ Day 70th Anniversary 1945-2015
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1900s : Peace Celebrations in Britian after the Second World War


Viewable only on Library premises A webpage dedicated to events of VE Day in Edmonton, Nort... http://www.1900s.org.uk/1945-peaceparty-edmonton.htm

American Air Museum in Britain


Viewable only on Library premises The American Air Museum website records the stories of th... Archived date: 2015-08-08 http://www.americanairmuseum.com/

BBC : I wonder, VE Day: How did the British plan to celebrate?


Viewable only on Library premises An educational page outlining background information to t... http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zgw9d2p

BBC History : VE Day and the aftermath of WW2


Viewable only on Library premises Andrew Marr explains how VE Day was soon overshadowed by ... Archived date: 2015-07-23 http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/events/ve_day

BBC Magazine : VJ Day: Surviving the horrors of Japan's WW2 camps


Viewable only on Library premises An Article outlining the tens of thousands of British se... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33931660

BBC Newsbeat : VJ Day: At 18 I was fighting the Japanese in Burma


Viewable only on Library premises An article describing Vic Knibb experiences fighting th... http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/33848072/vj-day-at-18-i-was-fighting-the-japanese-in-burma

BBC Radio 4 : Today Remembering VE Day


Viewable only on Library premises Three veterans - David Teacher, 91, Michael McGrory, 90, ... Archived date: 2015-07-23 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02qtvvb

BBC- WW2 Peoples War : Irish Guardsmen celebrate VE Day.


Viewable only on Library premises Irish Guardsman Ivor White's memories of VE Day. http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peopleswar/stories/72/a3032272.shtml

BBC: VJ Day: I thought WW2 camp 'was a dream'


Viewable only on Library premises An article about a woman who spent part of her childhood ... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-33886085

BBC: Japan WW2: PM Shinzo Abe expresses 'profound grief'


Viewable only on Library premises Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed "profound... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-33924159

BBC: VJ Day: Veterans at 70th anniversary commemorations


Viewable only on Library premises A report on the events to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33936830

BBC: Why is Japan's WW2 surrender still a sensitive subject?


Viewable only on Library premises An article exploring the impact of Japan's surrender in ... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-33881427

Britannia Naval Research Association


Viewable only on Library premises The Britannia Naval Research Association represents hig... Archived date: 2017-06-17 https://www.britannia-naval-research-association.org/

Brownhills : Bob's Brownhills Blog : Brownhills VE Day commemoration this Friday


Viewable only on Library premises Information about the VE Day commemoration taking place t... http://brownhillsbob.com/2015/05/06/brownhills-ve-day-commemoration-this-friday/

Comet, The : Hundreds turn out to VJ Day services to mark 70th anniversary


Viewable only on Library premises Report on the events in the Stevenage /Letchworth/ Hitc... http://www.thecomet.net/news/hundreds_turn_out_to_vj_day_services_to_mark_70th_anniversary_1_4200801

Daily Mail ,The : 'Are we on fire?' Terrifying cockpit video of the moment smoke-filled WWII plane made emergency landing during VE Day flyover in Washington DC


Viewable only on Library premises Newspaper article on the VE Day celebration flyover abov... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3097074/Are-fire-Gut-wrenching-cockpit-video-moment-smoke-filled-WWII-plane-makes-emergency-landing-VE-Day-flyover-Washington-DC.html

Daily Mail, The : The nation says thank you: 70 years on, three days of stirring events to mark the joy of VE day


Viewable only on Library premises An outline of the day's events for the 70th anniversary... Archived date: 2015-07-24 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3072761/The-nation-says-thank-70-years-three-days-stirring-events-mark-joy-VE-day.html

Defence Headquarters: The Tumblr of the UK Ministry of Defence


Viewable only on Library premises The Tumblr webpages of the UK Ministry of Defence Archived date: 2015-07-09 http://defencehq.tumblr.com/post/115284856685/veday70-event-map

Digital Drama : V.E. Day Remembered


Viewable only on Library premises an information posting for the Digital Drama to record ... http://www.digitaldrama.org/v-e-day-remembered/

EEA Forums : VE-Day - 70 years ago today!


Viewable only on Library premises A montage of famous VE Day photographs and responses post... Archived date: 2015-08-18 http://eaaforums.org/showthread.php?5914-VE-Day-70-years-ago-today!

Education Scotland : VE Day anniversary


Viewable only on Library premises Brief explanation of VE Day aimed at educators in Scotland https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/glowblogs/eslb/2015/05/08/ve-day-anniversary/

Essex Police Musum: VE Day at Police HQ, 1945


Viewable only on Library premises To celebrate 'Victory in Europe' officers and their famil... http://gallery.nen.gov.uk/gallery2805-.html

Films from the Homefront : Bradford V.E. Day


Viewable only on Library premises An amateur film showing the V.E. Day celebrations in the ... http://www.movinghistory.ac.uk/homefront/films/ya9.html

GOV.UK : VE Day: events and general information


Viewable only on Library premises An overview of general information and lists events takin... https://www.gov.uk/government/news/ve-day-events-and-general-information

Getty Images : 70th Anniversary Of VE Day Commemorated In Washington DC


Viewable only on Library premises 70th Anniversary Of VE Day Commemorated In Washington DC http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/world-war-ii-reenactors-salute-while-the-national-anthem-news-photo/472568918

Godolphin Victory Weekend


Viewable only on Library premises A promotional web page for Godolphin victory weekend http://www.godolphin.wwiireenactmentsouthwest.co.uk/

Gov.uk: Get involved in VJ Day 70


Viewable only on Library premises https://www.gov.uk/government/news/get-involved-in-vj-day-70

Guardian, The : VJ Day: Queen leads commemoration service on 70th anniversary of war's end


Viewable only on Library premises Prime minister and former POWs attend event to remember B... http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/15/vj-day-queen-commemoration-service-70th-anniversary-war-end

Guardian, The: 70th Anniversary of VE Day in pictures


Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2015-07-30 http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2015/may/08/70th-anniversary-of-ve-day-in-pictures

Hashtag/VEDay70 on Twitter


Viewable only on Library premises Tweets Relating to VE-Day 70 Anniversary Archived date: 2015-07-23 https://twitter.com/hashtag/VEDay70?src=hash&lang=en-gb

History Learning site : VE-Day


Viewable only on Library premises The History Learning Site contains a range of articles ... http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/ve_day.htm

History Today: VE Day: This Could Be The Last Time


Viewable only on Library premises Paul Lay, History Today editor outlines the significance ... http://www.historytoday.com/blog/2013/10/ve-day-could-be-last-time

Imperial War Museum : 2 Incredible Amateur Colour Films Of London On VE Day


Viewable only on Library premises 2 News reel films of central London on VE Day, documentin... http://www.iwm.org.uk/history/2-incredible-amateur-colour-films-of-london-on-ve-day

Imperial War Museum : Peace Celebrations 1945


Viewable only on Library premises A thirteen minute amateur colour film of the peace celeb... http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/1060018244

Imperial War Museum : Rare Colour Footage Of London On VJ Day


Viewable only on Library premises News reel of VJ Day celebrations in Piccadilly Circus, Lo... http://www.iwm.org.uk/history/rare-colour-footage-of-london-on-vj-day

Imperial War Museums: VE Day Tea Room


Viewable only on Library premises Imperial War Museum events connected with the 70th Anniv... http://www.iwm.org.uk/events/iwm-london/ve-day-tea-room

Independent , The : VE Day 70th anniversary: We should never forget - the Soviets won World War II in Europe


Viewable only on Library premises Analysis of the Soviet contribution to Victory over Nazi ... http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/ve-day-70th-anniversary-we-should-never-forget--the-soviets-won-world-war-ii-in-europe-10239369.html

Independent, The : Hiroshima 70th anniversary: How map of the world changed day by day during World War Two


Viewable only on Library premises Japan is commemorating 70 years since the US dropped an a... http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/hiroshima-70th-anniversary-how-the-map-of-the-world-changed-day-by-day-during-world-war-two-10439280.html

Independent, The : VJ Day 70th anniversary: Two families are reunited by an extraordinary wartime memento


Viewable only on Library premises Andrew Marshall decided to discover the origins of a Japa... http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/vj-day-70th-anniversary-two-families-are-reunited-by-an-extraordinary-wartime-memento-10441308.html

International Business Times : VE Day 70th anniversary: Amazing colour footage of the celebrations in London


Viewable only on Library premises Colour film footage of London on VE Day, 8 May 1945 http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/ve-day-70th-anniversary-amazing-colour-footage-celebrations-london-1500012

Isle of Wight County Press online : Isle of Wight marks VE Day anniversary


Viewable only on Library premises The Isle of Wight, marks the 70th anniversary of the end ... http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/news/isle-of-wight-marks-ve-day-anniversary-80882.aspx

LITHERLAND AT WAR: VE Day - 8th May 1945 - Croxteth Avenue


Viewable only on Library premises A snap shot of the Victory in Europe Day street celebrat... http://www.litherland-digital.co.uk/album_5/pages/ve_day1945.htm

Mirror, The : Poignant VE Day anniversary for three friends who helped build iconic World War Two Spitfires


Viewable only on Library premises http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-life-stories/poignant-ve-day-anniversary-three-5654253

National Service (Royal Air Force) Association


Viewable only on Library premises The NS(RAF)A was formed in 2002 by a few ex RAF National ... Archived date: 2017-06-17 http://www.nsrafa.org/

Oxford Open Learning : VE Day, May 8th, 1945


Viewable only on Library premises A post outlines the end of hostilities in Europe and the ... http://www.ool.co.uk/blog/ve-day/

Pinterest: VE Day 70th Annivesary Ideas


Viewable only on Library premises A Pinterest Board to mark the 70th Anniversary of VE Day Archived date: 2015-07-30 https://www.pinterest.com/jaynedarling/ve-day-70th-annivesary-ideas/

Playbuzz : 70th Anniversary VE Day Trivia!


Viewable only on Library premises A seven question VE Day trivia quiz. http://www.playbuzz.com/abighj10/70th-anniversary-ve-day-trivia

Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund VE Day Blog Posts


Viewable only on Library premises A selection of blog posts related to the commemoration of... https://www.rafbf.org/news-and-blogs/ve-day/

Royal British Legion (@PoppyLegion) on Twitter


Viewable only on Library premises The Twitter feed of a the Royal British Legion, a service... Archived date: 2015-07-23 https://twitter.com/PoppyLegion?lang=en-gb