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Peace with Germany was announced 8 May 1945 and official celebrations took place in Palmerston North the following day. Church services were held at 10am, followed by general celebrations. The procession marched round The Square to the Band Rotunda.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2008P_Wwt9_WHF_2001
Title
Victory in Europe parade, The Square
Held In
Coolstore
Date
May 9, 1945

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
1940s,
black and white,
celebration,
crowds,
parade,
photographs,
premier drapery company (pdc),
the square,
v e day,
war,
world war two,
wwii,
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