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When did World War 2 end?

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Question: When did World War 2 end?
Answer: World War 2 in Europe ended with the unconditional surrender of Germany in May 1945, but the exact date varies depending on which of the victorious allies you’re dealing with. The German surrender was given to the Western Allies (including Britain and the U.S.) on May 8th and to Russia on May 9th. In the East, the war ended when Japan surrendered unconditionally on August 5th, signing their surrender on September 2nd.
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