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As VE day approaches and we consider how to mark the day while social distancing, Stroud resident Angela Findlay writes about her perspective from being of both German and British ancestry.

“On May 2nd, I was due to be in northern Italy standing together with American, German, Italian and British descendants of men whose paths had crossed there 75 years before, first in war and then in peace. For most of them it was a day of victory, for my grandfather it was the day he became a prisoner of war…”

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