8 May 1945 - 70 Years End of World War II


8 May 1945 - 70 Years End of World War II

Event Highlight
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In May 1945, World War II ended in Europe with the capitulation of the German Wehrmacht. Many countries mark this event as Victory Day. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary many cultural institutions in Berlin commemorate the events and impacts of World War II with exhibitions, lectures and various other events.

Berlin's history left its traces in the city and the cityscape. Thus, diverse museums and memorials in Berlin are dedicated to commemorate the far-reaching impacts of World War II:

Museums and Memorials on the Third Reich

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