V.E. Day Celebrations in Prescot
 
 

 

Ref. No.: PHS5
Date of Photo: 1945.

On V.E. Day, May 8th 1945 local celebrations included dancing in the High Street. Traffic was held up whilst soldiers on leave and the local population waltzed, fox-trotted and jived up and down the tram lines. Large crowds gathered to watch the festivities. The music blared from gigantic loud speakers. The photograph was taken by K.G. Hunt. The copyright of the photograph is with Prescot Historic Society. No reproduction without permission.




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