“We may all ourselves a brief period of rejoicing, but let us not forget for a moment the toils and efforts that lie ahead”
~~Winston Churchill, who announced the end of the War in Europe with a speech broadcast from Downing St on May 8, 1945.
** Artist Anne Mergen’s drawing, “Peace Over Europe” link: https://www.loc.gov/item/2008678889/
** From BBC: VE Day Broadcasts https://www.bbc.com/…/anniversaries/may/ve-day-broadcasts
** VE Day, Take One: Library of Congress Blogpost by Karen Fishman Link: https://blogs.loc.gov/now-see-hear/2020/05/ve-day-take-one/