VE Day Stories

Incredible stories from veterans and civilians who witnessed VE Day firsthand.

Meet some of those who lived, worked and fought during the Second World War, and who were there celebrating the first time round - when the Nazi regime finally accepted defeat on 8 May 1945.

These stories - and their accompanying videos - provide a fascinating 'living history' which allow us and future generations to look back and remember the sacrifices and triumphs of that greatest generation.