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People gathered in Whitehall to hear Winston Churchill's victory speech and celebrate Victory in Europe, 8 May 1945

Victory Day is a name of different public holidays in various countries to commemorate victories in important battles or wars in the countries' history.



Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan Mujahideen Victory Day 28 April1992–present [1]
Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh Victory Day of Bangladesh 16 December1971–present [2]
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Victory Day 9 May [3]
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Victory over Japan Day 3 September2015–present[ citation needed ]
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day 5 August2003–present [4]
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia Võidupüha 23 June1934–1939 [5]
Võidupüha 23 June1992–present [5]
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel Victory in Europe Day 9 May2018–present [6]
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Victory Day 9 May [7]
Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova Victory Day 9 May [8]
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea Day of Victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation War 27 July [9]
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland Victory Day 9 May1945–2014 [10]
Victory in Europe Day 8 May2015–present [10]
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Victory Day 9 May1995–present [11]
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Victory Day 9 May1945–1991 [11]
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka Victory Day 18 May2010–2014 [12]
Remembrance Day 18 May2015–present [12]
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey Victory Day 30 August1926–present [13]
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine Victory Day 9 May1991–2015 [14]
Victory Day over Nazism in World War II 9 May2016–present [14]
Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam Victory Day 30 April1976–present [14]

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