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Montreal parties: VE-Day

(Added 26 March 2006)

(CBC Photo/Montreal Herald)

Montreal VE-Day Party
May 7th – 8th, 1945

“On May 7, 1945, within minutes of a CBC bulletin that Germany had surrendered unconditionally, crowds flooded onto Rue Ste-Catherine in Montreal.

On May 8th there were official celebrations across Canada, including a parade on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, crowds filled the streets of Toronto and Montreal, there were victory parades in small towns. Times Square in New York City and Piccadilly Circus in London were packed. “

This article is 5 of 10 entries originally published here on Reading Montreal as part of the series Leisure posts Montreal Parties

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