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ARCHIVES: V-E Day: Rejoicing, Reconsecration, Work

In two issues in May, 1945, The Living Church reported extensively on joyful and solemn observances of V-E Day throughout the Episcopal Church, including at a Milwaukee war products factory. An Episcopal army chaplain also reported on a burial service he conducted the same day for 200 concentration camp victims in Ludwigslust, Germany.  

From the Archives: A Hope Almost Fulfilled — Easter 1945

TLC's Easter editorial in 1945 expressed relief as the war neared an end, tempered with concern about persistent nationalism and hatred.


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