VE Day on 8th May 1945 marked the end of World War 2 in Europe and was celebrated across the country. In Newham, the worst hit London borough, constant bombing had caused widespread loss of life and damage to buildings. You can explore the memories and stories from our resilient community as the country marks the 75th anniversary. Hear how their wit and determination helped lead the country through the post-war years of recovery.
Harrington ‘Harry’ Cumberbatch MBE shares his memories of moving from Barbados to post-war Newham.