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VE-Day: Surrender in the Netherlands

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.

A Canadian Army Newsreel reports on the German surrender in Wageningen, Holland.
A Canadian Army Newsreel reports on the German surrender in Wageningen, Holland.
Medium: Television
Program: Canadian Army Newsreel
Broadcast Date: May 5, 1945
Duration: 3:42

Last updated: March 26, 2013

Page consulted on December 6, 2013

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