What's V-E day and why should we celebrate it?
V-E stands for "Victory in Europe" and it marks the date that Nazi Germany formally surrendered to the Allies, ending World War II in Europe.
From the Salem Press Encylopedia:
The Allied defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II marked not only the end of a brutal war in Europe but also the transfer of international power from the center of the European continent to two world powers at Europe’s flanks, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. The war in the Pacific would end with Japan’s surrender on August 15, 1945.
You may also be interested in the virtual tours and events at the National Museum of World War II, located in New Orleans, LA.