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British Legion Ladies Section, Staveley
8 May 1945
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The ladies section of the British legion marching along Chesterfield Road, Staveley. It is possible that they are celebrating the end of World War II in Europe. On 7th May 1945 General Jodl signed an unconditional surrender at Reims. However, the Second World War continued until the Japanese Army surrendered on 2 September 1945.