Britannica School - Elementary

VE Day
On May 8, 1945, World War II officially came to an end in Europe. The war would continue in the Pacific region until August, but on VE Day people in the Allied countries poured into the streets to celebrate the victory in Europe. Click on the links below to explore Britannica’s coverage of some of the major people and battles of World War II.

VE Day
Winston Churchill
Normandy Invasion
Charles de Gaulle
World War II Chronology
Dunkirk evacuation
Elizabeth II
George VI
Adolf Hitler
Benito Mussolini
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Learning Materials Britannica New & Revised Articles
Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944
Image: Women working in a factory during World War II

In the last month alone, hundreds of articles have been added or revised to the Elementary and Middle School levels of Britannica School. Take a look below to see a few of these new updates!

Memorial Day Collection

Memorial Day Collection

On Memorial Day we honor those who have given their lives in our country’s wars. Find articles, images, and videos in our special Memorial Day collection.

This message has been sent to %%EMAIL%%. This newsletter is a feature of Britannica School. We now have two newsletters for Britannica School; a K-5 version and a Grades 6-12 version. Click here to change your newsletter versions.

Unsubscribe me from Britannica mailings.

© 2015 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
Privacy Policy | Help

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram