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Firearms bring back end-of-war celebration history


Allie Hurley

Jamie Carpenter, owner of Sisters Grimm, displays WWII era firearms and pieces during Victory of Europe Day from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. May 8 at the Sisters Grimm in Bushnell.

Victory in Europe Day was the turning point of World War II. It is the day when allied forces won over the Nazi forces on May 8, 1945. This day was officially announced the end of WWII in Europe. To celebrate the 69th anniversary of this holiday, the Sister's Grimm showed an end of WWII display case full of WWII firearms.

Brad Brothers, collector of WWII era firearms, displayed his British, American, Russian and German guns. His collection ranged from pistols to rifles, a Russian rifle cleaning kit and a Nazi penny. Outside of the display case were two practice dummies for the 3-inch Gun M...

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