- May 8, 1945, the day of victory in Europe for the Allies in World War II.
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The death of bin Laden is as close to a VE-Day as our generation will ever know.The Relief of 9/11 Heroes
May 2, 2011
- the day marking the Allied victory in Europe in World War II (May 8, 1945)
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Word Origin and History for ve day
initialism for Victory in Europe, from September 1944 (see victory).
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