VE Day: Forever in Their Debt (2020)

Documentary, War

Friday 8 May 2020 will mark the 75th anniversary of the formal end of the Second World War in Europe. "V-E Day - Forever in their Debt" tells the stories of those who experienced the end of the war in all its many forms. It features a wide range of interviews from children who remember the street parties, to the servicemen who remember not having to buy a single drink that day, then there are the POWs for whom a hot bath was all they wanted after years of captivity. The programme is richly illustrated with archive including a colour film showing the celebrations in London. Other archive films show a grumpy Montgomery taking the surrender of German land forces in northern Germany on May 4.
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