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Remembering the end of World War Two in 1945

Do you have memories of the end of the Second World War? Share them with Deutsche Welle Radio and win a short wave radio!


General Alfred Jodl, centre, signs the unconditional surrender of all Germany's armed forces at Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower's headquarters in Rheims, France

Sixty years ago on May 8, 1945 the Second World War came to an end in Europe with the German capitulation. Where were you when the war ended? What did you feel? What did you experience? Share your memories with Deutsche Welle Radio by contacting us by e-mail at: or writing to us at

Deutsche Welle Radio, English Service, Postcode 53110 Bonn, Germany

We will award a short wave radio to the listener who sends us the best entry. There will be consolation prizes from the Deutsche Welle gift shop for the first five runners up!