Victory In Europe: Thank God ...

By noon on Monday almost every man, woman and child in the U.S. was sure the war in Europe was over. But most felt that they had already lived through a sort of V-E week, and across the great Main Street of America there was only a little cheering. In Des Moines a housewife telephoned a newspaper: "Shall I go ahead and bake a pie for tomorrow?" In Emporia, Kans., as in most of the nation's towns and villages, it was another Monday and another washday. But on this Monday, Emporia got the news...

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