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Seventieth Anniversary of V-E Day this week


May 7, 2020

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Fred Gritman was presented his 60 Year certificate by American Legion Commander Brian Black in 2015.

DAYTON–The nation's attention is so captivated with coronavirus that remembering an historic milestone from World War II seems to have gotten lost in all the noise.

This Friday and Saturday, May 8 and 9, marks the 70th anniversary of the surrender of Germany in World War II.

It was V-E Day...Victory-Europe and it culminated a fast-moving week. Adolf Hitler had committed suicide on April 30 an...

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