Wikipedia: Victory in Europe Day
Information about the Allies' celebration of the defeat of Germany in World War II. Also explains why V-E Day is May 8 in Western Europe and the U.S. and May 9 in Russia and former Soviet States.
BBC History: Victory in Europe Day
Article about the British experience on VE Day, examining how the defeat of Hitler's Germany was greeted in Britain and around the world.
Spartacus Educational: V.E. Day
Offers quotes from histories and diaries describing May 8, 1945, the day Winston Churchill designated a national holiday to commemorate victory in Europe.
One Jones Family: VE Day
Letter written by Helen Jones on May 8, 1945, describing the day.
German Surrender, April 25 - May 8, 1945
Describes the last days of World War II in Europe, from the collapse of German resistance to the suicide of Adolf Hitler to V-E Day.