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This Day in History: 1945-05-08

V-E Day; WWII ends in Europe after German General Wilhelm Von Keitel formally surrenders to Marshal Georgy Zhukov and the Soviets in Berlin. President Harry S. Truman announced in a radio address that the war in Europe has ended and “that the flags of freedom fly all over Europe.”  Canadian troops move into Amsterdam.  Chinese counter attack at Tsjangt and are supported by U.S. 14th Air Force.

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