We celebrate today as we remember those who gave up their lives and the families who had struggled through 6 years of adversity.
Enjoy your day.
British girls, of the Picture Division of the London Office of War Information, dance in the street with American soldiers during the V-E Day celebrations in London, May 8, 1945. (Photo by Photo12/UIG/Getty Images)
Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) is greeted by crowds as she tours the East End of London on the day after VE Day, 9th May 1945. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
From a balcony in the Ministry of Health Building in Whitehall, Mr. Churchill addresses a huge crowd, 8th May 1945. Members of the cabinet were with him on the balcony. Photo shows the Prime Minister and a section of the huge crowd.
Girls from the WRAC wave flags at the V.E. day celebrations in Trafalgar Square. (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Children sit down to a victory party at a V-shaped table, given by residents at Kentwell Close, Brockley in south London. (Photo by Reg Speller/Getty Images)