VE Day - 8th May 1945 - Seventy Fifth Anniversary
This art work appeared in Broadwath for this extra special celebration of
Victory in Europe Day
VE Day - 75th Anniversary.
We still don't know who this artist is but their work is poignant, but cheering and much appreciated in the current time as the World battles the invisible monster of the SARS CoV2 - Corona Virus Pandemic.
Despite being in 'lock down', many of us will have quietly celebrated that victory over tyranny, some seventy fives years ago. And perhaps we too can have our own celebration for defeating Covid-19 in due course.
|Image from a Foyles' Puzzle|
My late mother was a Sergeant Major in the Woman's Army Medical Corps of South Africa at the time. She remembers having to lead the march at the victory parade in Pretoria, and enduring the teasing of soldiers singing, " Kiss me goodnight sergeant major..."
(Check out those fabulous wartime songs by the D-Day Darlings)
by Trish Rodgers