President Harry S. Truman seated at a desk, before a microphone, announcing the end of World War II in Europe., 05/08/1945
May 8, 1945
Creator(s): National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. Harry S. Truman Library. (04/01/1985 - )
“President Harry S. Truman seated at a desk, before a microphone, announcing the end of World War II in Europe.” 05/08/1945 (ARC ID 199078); Photographs, ca. 1850 - ca. 1990; Harry S. Truman Library; National Archives.
On May 8, 1945, President Harry S. Truman announced “Victory-in-Europe” day, following the surrender of Germany on May 7. Coincidentally, May 8 was also Truman's 61st birthday.
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