Author James Holland tells the story of the end of WWII in Europe. Examining the triumphs and tragedies, hopes and fears of the people that experienced it on both sides of the war, Holland pieces together the personal accounts and political intrigue, through interviews and visiting locations to give a human account of the Victory in Europe.
“Holland examines VE Day from every angle with poignant testimonies of Brits and Germans.” – Sunday Times
“Moving eyewitness accounts…the footage and accounts of the celebrations of Victory in Europe Day on the streets of London and Bradford are wonderful.” – Daily Telegraph
Written & Presented by James Holland
Filmed & Directed by Jeremy Jeffs
Associate Producer: Daisy Newton-Dunn
Producer: Rebecca Dobbs
First broadcast 2005 on UKTV