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Victory in Europe Day/ VE Day took place on May 8th 1945. It was a public holiday and day of celebration to mark the defeat of Germany by the Allied forces in World War 2.

 

VE Day marked the formal conclusion of the war with Germany and brought to an end six years of suffering, courage and endurance across the world. VE day this year is this Friday which commemorates 75 years since the defeat of Germany by the Allied forces in World War 2 and is a public bank holiday.

 

Read through the PowerPoint to familiarise yourself with what happened leading up to VE day is and what people did to celebrate. Then complete the reading comprehension.  You can choose between Bronze, Silver and Gold.

 

Bronze - Page 1-4

Silver - Page 5- 9

Gold - Page 10 - 14

VE Day Information PowerPoint

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