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79 Years Ago Germany Surrendered; Recounted By The May 10, 1945 Star-Times Newspaper

The date of May 8 is one that may be one of the most influential and significant dates that the U.S. along with millions of families have ever experienced.

Today is Wednesday, May 8, 2024 and exactly 79 years ago to the date of May 8, 1945, Nazi Germany finally surrendered to the Allied Powers. The City of Staunton covered the war extensively in its old newspaper issues and would oftentimes give updates on local people that were in the service. Presented below is an article that was published in the Staunton Star-Times’ May 10, 1945 newspaper:

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