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Commemorations to mark the end of WWII across Europe

Commemorations to mark the end of WWII across Europe
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By Christopher Cummins with AGENCIES
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The end of WWII marked across Europe

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Country’s across Europe are marking the 72nd anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe.

The biggest monument in #Prague – National memorial at the Vitkov hill pic.twitter.com/kGwZdqBgHe

— LukasKucera (@LuKucera) March 30, 2014

In the Czech Republic Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka laid a wreath at the Vitkov National Memorial in Prague.

#Authentic#Social-realist #art at #Vitkov Memorial in #Prague. It’s been a lovely sunny Saturday! #VisitCZpic.twitter.com/Npi1GtVvBl

— Marketa Prague Guide (@CaputRegni) March 4, 2017

In the Polish capital Warsaw a sombre ceremony marked the occasion.

Poland suffered heavily during the war and the subsequent Cold War.

The memorial to the heroes of the Ghetto in Warsaw. pic.twitter.com/KixBdtc6Pq

— Fr Philip Corbett (@pusieana) October 27, 2016

As many as six million Poles died during World War Two.

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