Thousands of people from throughout the generations have gathered at special events across the country marking the 70th anniversary of VE Day.
Among the towns and cities honouring the occasion was Exmouth, which suffered heavy casualties when it was targeted by German bombers during the war.
ITV News correspondent Nina Nannar was there to meet some of the surviving 'Precious Few' as they paid tribute to their fallen comrades.
One of the veterans at the VE Day commemorations today was among the first to know Germany had been defeated in Europe.
More than 1,000 veterans march through Horse Guards Parade as the Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall look on
The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and Prince of Wales will attend the service at Westminster Abbey to remember those who died during WWII.