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Victory in EuropeVictory in Europe

In the aftermath of the D-Day landings and the subsequent Allied advance across France it seemed for a fleeting moment that the end of the war in Europe might be in sight. Instead, the Allies faced months of bitter fighting against a tenacious enemy. Here we take a look at that hard fought campaign; a struggle that eventually ended in the final defeat of Nazi Germany.

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