Widely known as V-E Day or V Day, the 8th May marks the anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, the day on which Hitler's successor, Karl Dönitz proffered the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany's armed forces. The formal acceptance of this surrender by Allied Forces finally brought World War II to an end in Europe.



Pictured here, 4 US military policemen take a break on a German road to read about the surrender in the American newspaper, Stars and Stripes.

The original image can be viewed here.