The day in pictures around the world.
A fleet of Santas march through Manhattan for America’s 110th Annual Sidewalk Santa Parade, animal rights activist in Vienna simulate medical tests, a naked man brings central London traffic to a standstill by climbing to the top of the statue of Prince George outside the Ministry of Defence and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 27 Photo Brief: Rare rhinos brutally dehorned in India, the two Mona Lisas, a man who could fit in a shoe and Netanyahu’s graphic of a bomb
Rare rhinos brutally dehorned in India, the two Mona Lisas, a man who could fit in a shoe, Netanyahu’s graphic of a bomb and more in today’s daily brief.
After Adolf Hitler’s suicide on April 30, 1945, the occupying German armies began surrendering in Europe and the former Soviet Union. Ultimately, Germany signed an unconditional surrender, signaling the defeat of the Nazi Germany regime. VE Day (Victory in Europe) is commonly celebrated on May 8, while the countries of the former Soviet Union celebrate the day on May 9.
The following compilation includes scenes from, and revolving around, Victory Day across the ocean.