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Marcel Kohler: "My Sister Was Allergic to Chocolate"

Marcel Kohler describes the irony of liberating troops giving chocolate out to people.

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Edna Hicks: VE Day

Edna Hicks remembers the celebrations in her neighborhood when the war in Europe ended.

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Alan Hall: May 8, 1945

Alan Hall describes celebrations along the French coastline on VE or Victory in Europe Day.

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Edith Bond: "Germany Surrenders"

Edith Bond recalls early celebrations in Washington, D.C., in the days leading up to VE or Victory in Europe Day.

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Robert Chester: V-J Day

Robert Chester explains the impact of V-J Day or Victory over Japan Day on his ship's mission in the Pacific.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: Victory Celebrations

Elizabeth Hickcox describes events following the end of the war.

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Leona Foringer: "Everybody went crazy."

Leona Foringer recalls end-of-war celebrations in Long Beach, California.

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Louvinia Jordan: Victory Celebrations

Louvinia Jordan describes victory celebrations in Washington, D.C. at the end of World War II.

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Alton Cadenhead: "The most beautiful colors"

Alton Cadenhead recalls arriving in San Francisco during victory celebrations at the end of the war.

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Alan Davies: Victory Celebrations

Alan Davies describes his excitement during the victory celebrations in London at the end of the war.

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James Pack: Returning Home

James Pack describes how a baseball injury near the end of the war resulted in his return to the United States.

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