Updated: Jun 1, 2020
VE DAY marks 75 years since Nazi Germany's formal surrender at the end of the Second World War. On VE (Victory in Europe) Day in 1945, millions of people celebrated the end of a catastrophic war that crippled not just the European continent, but also affected the whole world. For Germany, VE Day is a day of reflection which also signifies liberation from fascism.
Since, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we can’t have the traditional street parties this year, check out the English Heritage website for some ideas for celebrating at home.