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  • People dancing in the streets of London during the celebrations for V-E Day, May 8, 1945.
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  • A soldier and his companion gaze up on V-E Day at the Statue of Liberty after it was illuminated, except for a brief period on D-Day, for the first time since the Pearl Harbor attack, New York, May 8, 1945.
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  • British Prime Minister Winston Churchill waving to crowds gathered in Whitehall on V-E Day, May 8, 1945.
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  • President Harry S. Truman making official V-E Day proclamation.
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  • Princess Elizabeth is greeted by crowds as she tours the East End of London on the day after V-E Day, May 9, 1945.
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  • V-E Day revelers hitching a ride on a lorry in London, May 8, 1945.
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  • British Prime Minister Winston Churchill giving the “V for Victory” salute as his car passes through crowds during a V-E Day parade in London.
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  • After six years of blackouts for Londoners, Big Ben is lit up by searchlights to celebrate V-E Day, May 8, 1945.
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  • A publication at a newsstand in America announces the surrender of the last German units on V-E Day, signaling Victory in Europe, May 8, 1945.
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  • The corner of Wall Street and Nassau Street in New York during the V-E Day celebrations, 1945. Trinity Church looms in the background.
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  • St Paul's Cathedral illuminated on the night of V-E Day, London, May 8, 1945.
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  • British girls of the Picture Division of the London Office of War Information dance in the street with American soldiers during the V-E Day celebration in London, May 8, 1945.
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  • Crowds surrounding a replica of the Statue of Liberty celebrate V-E Day in Times Square, May 9, 1945.
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