VE Day in Washington, DC
- Event Date
- 1945 May 08
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Downtown traffic on Pennsylvania Avenue, U.S. Congress building, automobile traffic, buses, trolleys, pedestrians. Hotel Washington. WS of the White House, flag at half mast for FDR's death. EXT, the Navy Department and the Department of the Interior. Military and civilians entering building. Pedestrians and street traffic. CU of "Washington Afro-American" newspaper front page title: WAR ENDS IN EUROPE. Front page of "Jewish Journal and Daily News" in Hebrew. Woman at gates of the White House. Group of naval officers and civilians enter Navy Department. DC newsstand with V-E Day headlines.
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