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Remembering VE-Day 40 years later

May 8, 1945, was a day to celebrate. It was VE-Day, the long-awaited moment when the Allied forces triumphed over Nazi Germany to claim victory in Europe. But the joy brought by news of peace was dampened by the memory of fallen comrades and the ongoing war in the Pacific. From the liberation of Holland through the German surrender, celebrations in Canada and the servicemen's return, CBC Archives follows Canadians as the war ends in Europe.

The Canadian Parliament pays tribute to veterans on VE-Day.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: May 8, 1985
Guest(s): Ed Broadbent, Brian Mulroney, John Turner
Host: Knowlton Nash
Reporter: Bill Casey
Duration: 2:18

Last updated: May 7, 2013

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