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Today, the 5th of May, the Netherlands celebrates Liberation Day. It's been 70 years since on the 5th of May 1945 the surrender of all German forces in the Netherlands was signed in Wageningen. For us, the Second World War was over on that day. 70 years later, it's mostly celebrated with music festivals called Liberation Festivals, though parades of World War II vehicles and meetings with veterans can also be part of it.
It makes me wonder. On what day does your country celebrate the end of the Second World War and how do you celebrate? I also wonder if it is celebrated in Germany as well? Germany was defeated on the 8th May, but also for them it was the end of a rule of terror by the Nazi regime.
Alas there's been many wars since, but none as big as the one that ended 70 years ago.
When and how does your country celebrate Liberation Day?