Thursday, May 07, 2015

70th Anniversary of V.E. Day

The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London
(A central focus for the V.E. Day commemorations)
Friday 8 May 2015 is the 70th anniversary of V.E. Day ("Victory in Europe Day"). The anniversary was marked in Britain by 3 days of commemorations. The central focus of the weekend is a service of remembrance at The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London (seen above). This includes a two-minute silence at 3.00 p.m. The victory in Europe was at the cost of many lives. 
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