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.