Thank you

Thank you to the following institutions for making this online exhibition possible:

Reading Libraries

Thank you to Reading Libraries for kindly granting us permission to reproduce this photograph of a V.E. Day party (Victory in Europe Day), in De Beauvoir Road, 9th May 1945.

Full catalogue entry see:,5

University of Reading

We would like to thank the undergraduate History students who worked on the ‘Be Alert Today and Alive Tomorrow’ project in collaboration with the Berkshire Record Office which helped to inspire elements of this exhibition.

VE Day 75

Thank you to VE Day 75 for the allowing us to use their online resources to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Get involved by downloading bunting and colouring posters here: