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Alcester. A crowd of people with a British Tank

A large crowd around an old British tank, in Alcester, with perhaps a band and placards about discharged sailors and soldiers, possibly armistice celebrations in 1918. [Looking closely at the door at ...

Alcester. Military vehicle parade

Victory parade of military vehicles with onlookers on pavements, Alcester. 1940s

Alcester. Peace celebrations

Racing in Alcester High Street during the Peace Celebrations of 19 July 1919, watched by a large crowd.

Bedworth. Celebrating Liberal victory

Group of people in street celebrating Liberal victory, Bedworth. 1906

Bedworth. V.J. Day

Nuneaton. V.J. day parade 19 August 1945. Salute taken by Group Captain Rainsford D.F.C. 1945

English Coronation Medal - Edward VII and Alexandra

This is a silver coloured medal from Leamington Spa, celebrating the coronationn of Edward VII and Alexandra. On the obverse are portraits of the King and Queen in profile. There is a small hole for suspension, ...

English Victory Medal

English bronze medal, c.1739 Diameter 40mm Medal struck to celebrate the British victory over the Spanish at Porto Bello, Panama, an important silver-exporting port. The obverse features a portrait ...

Henley in Arden. Armistice Day

Crowd of people in Henley-in-Arden celebrating Armistice Day. November 11th 1918 [The indoor service planned for 11th Nov. was called off because of the 'Spanish' influenza. Instead, an outdoor meeting ...

Japanese Surrender From World War Two

This photograph was taken at the time of the Japanese surrender from World War II in September 1945.

Leamington Spa. Norfolk Street, V.E. Day party

V.E. Day street party in Norfolk Street, Leamington Spa. 1945

Napton on the Hill. Peace with Victory gathering

A large group of men, women and children, with a "Peace with Victory" banner in Napton on the Hill. 1910s

Newspaper Featuring V E Day Celebrations 1945

A copy of the Coventry Evening Telegraph newspaper from Victory in Europe Day, 8 May 1945. The newspaper reports the surrender of the Nazis and the end of World War Two in Europe.

Nuneaton. Riversley Park on V.E. Day

Crowd of people taking refreshments in Riversley Park, Nuneaton, during V.E. celebrations. May 8th 1945

Nuneaton. Riversley Park on V.E. Day

Large group of children in Riversley Park celebrating V.E. day on May 8th 1945.

Nuneaton. V.E. day celebration

V.E. Day celebration. Military band plays outside Nuneaton Town Hall. Mayor, councillors and others on steps. Taken May 13th 1945.

Nuneaton. V.E. parade

Crowd of uniformed people assembling for V.E. parade in Nuneaton. May 13th 1945

Nuneaton. V.J. day

Thanksgiving Service on V.J. day, 15th August 1945

Nuneaton. V.J. day street party

Nuneaton victory street party. V.E. Day (though" V.J. Day" written on photograph) Children and adults ( mostly women) eating at trestle tables or looking on. Taken 18th August 1945