VE Day

The Daily Mail

Tuesday 8 May 1945



Front page


Revellers in Piccadilly swarm over a car until it is almost invisible.



A man waves a Union Jack from the top of a lamp-post.


A map showing what was left of Germany at the time of surrender

Londoners celebrate round a bonfire


Female revellers use up their petrol.



This cartoon shows the Nazi leaders as evil vampires fleeing the devastation they have caused.