Animals helped to save countless lives during the Second World War, and to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday, vet charity PDSA is sharing exclusive e-books which tell the remarkable stories of animal heroes honoured with the Dickin Medal.
With VE Day upon us, we asked the film experts from MetFilm School based at the world-famous Ealing Studios, which top WWII films they would recommend to entertain and enlighten our readers on the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe on Friday 8 May.
Plans for marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day with large outdoor events have had to be cancelled in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, but BCP Council has some ideas on how local people can commemorate this special anniversary.
Friday 8 May marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day – the official end of the Second World War in Europe, and people are being urged to commemorate this special day safely.
Temporarily closed in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus, Bletchley Park will be marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day online with a digital ‘Nation’s Toast’ at 3pm, and a special recording of a VE Day speech by ‘Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill’.