On West Sussex Past Pictures you can discover hundreds of World War Two images of West Sussex, such as those on this page, including VE and VJ Day celebrations, home defences and soldiers. Search for 'VE Day' in Advanced Search: Any Text; or 'World War Two' in Advanced Search: Period Name.
Friday 8th May 2020 marked the 75th anniversary of VE Day and the end of World War Two in Europe, and Saturday 15th August 2020 marked 75 years since the end of World War Two in Japan, known as VJ Day. West Sussex Libraries have a wide range of resources for you including photographs, audio clips from veterans from World War One, World Two and post 1945 conflicts, historic newspaper reports, plus links to information from other organisations.
Join in with this emotional song, chosen for the VE Day and VJ 75 Singalong celebrations.
West Sussex Libraries' Melody for the Mind uses singing to increase wellbeing. Including links to reminiscence material, sheet music and images.
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Military Voices Past and Present is oral history project from West Sussex Libraries to record the experiences of local veterans in 20th Century conflicts, including World War Two. Listen to audio clips of veterans who served in WW2, including Vera Bartram who worked at Bletchley Park.
Find out about VE and VJ Day and World War Two with free access to Britannica Library, a recommended source of general information with images and videos to help bring topics alive. Available in junior, student and adult editions.
Wartime West Sussex 1939-1945 has hundreds of digitised resources about the Home Front in West Sussex, including diary accounts and newspaper reports on VE Day and VJ Day and audio clips of wartime memories. Heritage Lottery funded project from West Sussex Libraries.
Find out how VE Day and VJ Day were reported in 1945 with free access to the Times Digital Archive using your library card. Search articles by date or browse to discover more about World War Two and VE and VJ Days.