Celebrating the end of World War Two with a street party in Cromford

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Monday, 8th October 2018, 2:55 pm
Updated Monday, 8th October 2018, 2:58 pm
1945 - Cromford residents celebrate VE Day with a street party. Photo courtesy of Janet Kirk

Cromford residents celebrate Victory in Europe Day, generally known as VE Day, by holding a street party.

VE Day or simply V Day, is celebrated on May 8, 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces. Photo is courtesy of Janet Kirk.

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