8th May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day. It was on that day in 1945 that Germany surrendered, bring the war in Europe to an end. On these pages we’ve collected together activities, links and resources to help you explore VE Day and the history of the Second World War.
For millions of people, VE Day meant a chance to finally settle down or return home, to rebuild, and to come to terms with one of the most devastating conflicts of the 20th century. Most importantly, it finally meant peace in Europe after years of war.