Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Fête de la Victoire, Victory in Europe Day May 8, 2018.

Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces 
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




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