Editors. "Victory in Europe Day (VE-Day)". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2010
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The armed forces of Nazi Germany surrender unconditionally to the Allied forces. Germany is divided into four zones controlled by Britain, France, the USSR (Russia) and the United States. This marks the end of the Third Reich.