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Victory in Europe Day [1 record]

Record 1 2008-01-29


Subject field(s)
  • Names of Special Years, Weeks, Days
  • Ceremonial and Traditions (Military)

May 8, 1945, the date when the allies during the Second World War formally celebrated the defeat of the Nazi Germany and the end of Adolf Hitler's Reich.


  • Désignations d'années, de semaines et de jours spéciaux
  • Cérémonial et traditions (Militaire)

Jour où l'armée allemande s'est rendue le 8 mai 1945. L'acte de capitulation a été signé à Berlin par le Major général François Sevey de l'armée française.


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