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75 years since war’s end in Europe

May 8, 2020

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Today is the 75th anniversary of VE or Victory in Europe Day which saw the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany. The war would drag on for several more months before the final surrender of Japan. Here is how the Irish Times famously reported VE Day with a front page that was a riposte to the censor in Ireland during what was officially dubbed “The Emergency.”

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