May 8th in German History: Victory, or Defeat, in Europe Day

May 8th was the day celebrated in Great Britain and the United States as Victory in Europe Day. Although the Germans had signed the surrender a day earlier, an event which I discussed here, the final version was agreed on on May 8th and all fighting against the Western Allies stopped. May 8th was aContinue reading “May 8th in German History: Victory, or Defeat, in Europe Day”