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BBC: Europe and US mark VE Day anniversary

Events have been held across Europe to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two on the continent.

Ceremonies were held in Paris, London and Berlin. Moscow will hold its event on Saturday.

US Secretary of State John Kerry joined the commemoration in Paris, laying a wreath at the Arc de Triomphe.

One of the first events was held in the Polish port of Gdansk, at the site where the first shots of the war were fired.


More News On Today's V-E Day Celebrations

US, Europe Mark 70th Anniversary of VE Day -- VOA
VE Day remembrance service kicks off 70th anniversary celebrations -- The Guardian
V-E Day, 70 years later, and memories abound in France -- USA Today
World War II veterans gather for 70th VE Day celebration at the Mall -- Washington Post
Vintage WWII Planes Soar Over National Mall to Mark V-E Day -- NBC/AP
Obama marks VE day, saying allies 'saved the world' -- BBC
On 70th anniversary of VE Day, Obama honors ‘generation that literally saved the world’ -- Washington Times
V-E Day 70th Anniversary: World War II Facts To Mark Allies' Victory In Europe [PHOTOS] -- IBTimes
See Photos of Jubilant V-E Day Celebrations in New York City -- Time

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