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Today in World War II History—May 2, 1940 & 1945

80 Years Ago—May 2, 1940: As Germans advance in Norway, British troops evacuate bombed-out Namsos.

75 Years Ago—May 2, 1945: Official surrender of German forces in Italy and southern Austria.

Berlin surrenders to the Soviets; Soviet flag flies over Reichstag.

Dr. Wernher von Braun and other rocket scientists surrender to US forces in Austria.

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