> Winston Churchill: 'In all our long history we have never seen a greater day than this.' Audio clip here.
> 'There has never been a party like it.'
> The memories of Isabelle Cook who was working as an Army nurse in the operating room of a hospital in southern France.
> VE Day in New York.
> 'Few Russian families were untouched by World War II, in which the Soviet Union lost an estimated 27 million people.'
> 'Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz. British troops liberated Belsen. American troops liberated Dachau. What they found in these camps was almost beyond description.'