Troops celebrating VE day on the High Street, Lymington.
Victory in Europe Day, VE Day, was the public holiday in 1945 to mark the formal acceptance of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces by the Allies of World War II. This marked the end of World War II in Europe.
You can see another picture here: VE Day Lymington – May Avenue. (8 May 1945)