African-American troops read President TrumanAugusta off Portland, Maine, United States, 9 May 1945Damage aboard HMS Formidable after being struck by Japanese special attack aircraft, Pacific Ocean, 4 May 1945HMS Victorious on fire after being struck by Japanese special attack aircraft, off Sakishima Gunto (Islands), Japan, 9 May 1945
African-American troops read President Truman's Proclamation of Victory in Europe, Burma, 9 May 1945Augusta off Portland, Maine, United States, 9 May 1945Damage aboard HMS Formidable after being struck by Japanese special attack aircraft, Pacific Ocean, 4 May 1945HMS Victorious on fire after being struck by Japanese special attack aircraft, off Sakishima Gunto (Islands), Japan, 9 May 1945
Liberty parties returning from Honolulu board LCVPs in Pearl Harbor to return to their ships, 9 May 1945. The LCVPs are from attack transports USS Hyde, USS Colusa, and USS Effingham.Royal Navy Avenger aircraft flying from HMS Indomitable in flight over Ishigaki Airfield, Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan, 9 May 1945Soviet T-34 tank in Prague, Czechoslovakia, May 1945, photo 1 of 2Soviet T-34 tank in Prague, Czechoslovakia, May 1945, photo 2 of 2
Liberty parties returning from Honolulu board LCVPs in Pearl Harbor to return to their ships, 9 May 1945. The LCVPs are from attack transports USS Hyde, USS Colusa, and USS Effingham.Royal Navy Avenger aircraft flying from HMS Indomitable in flight over Ishigaki Airfield, Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan, 9 May 1945Soviet T-34 tank in Prague, Czechoslovakia, May 1945, photo 1 of 2Soviet T-34 tank in Prague, Czechoslovakia, May 1945, photo 2 of 2
Soviet troops in Prague, Czechoslovakia, May 1945Victory celebration at Red Square, Moscow, Russia, 9 May 1945
Soviet troops in Prague, Czechoslovakia, May 1945Victory celebration at Red Square, Moscow, Russia, 9 May 1945


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Winston Churchill, 1935