Fête de la Victoire, Victory in Europe Day May 8, 2018.
In France, they never forget that they were occupied by the Germans.
Today is a jour férié (public holiday) in France
Victory in Europe Day
known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day
public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945
to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II
of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces
Date: 7/8 May 1945
Significance: End of World War II in Europe
Observed by: France, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Europe
Also called: V-E Day, VE Day