8th May 1945 - VE Day

20120107202452!Churchill_V_sign_HU_55521.jpg End of World War II. Churchill’s speech was broadcast to celebrating crowds in Wilton Market Square. There was a torch-lit procession to a bonfire at Groveley Down. The bonfire was built by local POWs, who were said to be un-happy to be building a bonfire to celebrate Germany’s defeat.

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Pic: By British Government [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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