Welcome to America Comes Alive!, a site I created to share little-known stories of America’s past. These stories are about Americans—people just like you—who have made a difference and changed the course of history. Look around the site and find what inspires you.

This Day in History

On May 8,1945, Nazi Germany finally and fully surrendered, and Victory in Europe Day was declared by Great Britain and the U.S. celebrated Victory in Europe Day. People in both nations, as well as the residents of formerly occupied towns in Western Europe, rejoiced in the hard-won victory.

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