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Slide 3 - A National Holiday

On 7th May 1945, Winston
Churchill made an announcement
on the radio that Germany had
officially surrendered. He declared
that the next day (8th May) would
become Victory in Europe day and
a national holiday for everyone.       

 

How do you think that people felt hearing those words?

 

Join in the discussion at the DB Primary Forum.

 

You can hear the full speech here: https://winstonchurchill.org/resources/speeches/1941-1945-war-leader/end-of-the-war-in-europe/

Churchill's Speech

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