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  • Description: Churchill waves to crowds in Whitehall on the day he broadcast to the nation that the war with Germany had been won, 8 May 1945
  • Source: IWMCollections IWM Photo No.: H 41849
  • Post-Work: User:W.wolny
  • Licence: Unrestricted in due to IWM


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