VE Day

Today, May 8, marks the 75th anniversary of victory in Europe – a day where millions took to the streets to celebrate the unconditional surrender of the German military at the end of the Second World War. Today we pay tribute to the generation who lived through those times, 75 years on from the day. are providing free access to all UK records, including key WWII records. This ends on Sunday 10 May 2020. Discover more about your ancestors.