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0103217
GERMAN SURRENDER, 1945.
Second and final page of the German version of the formal instrument of Germany's surrender at the end of World War II, signed at Berlin on 8 May 1945, ratifying the terms agreed to the previous day at Rheims, France.
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0103212
GERMAN SURRENDER, 1945.
Third and final page of the English version of the formal instrument of Germany's surrender at the end of World War II, signed at Berlin on 8 May 1945, ratifying the terms agreed to the previous day at Rheims, France.
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0103209
GERMAN SURRENDER, 1945.
Letter from Admiral Karl Doenitz, acting head of the Third Reich, 7 May 1945, authorizing Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel, Admiral Hans Georg von Friedeburg, and General Hans Jürgen Stumpff to meet with Allied commanders and formally ratify the terms of surrender signed earlier that day at Rheims, France.
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0103215
GERMAN SURRENDER, 1945.
Third and final page of the Russian version of the formal instrument of Germany's surrender at the end of World War II, signed at Berlin on 8 May 1945, ratifying the terms agreed to the previous day at Rheims, France.
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0083028
GERMAN SURRENDER, 1945.
Oberkommandos der Wehrmacht (OKW, German Army Headquarters) at Reims, France, photographed during capitulation of German armed forces, 7 May 1945. Left: Admiral Hans Georg von Friedeburg, General Alfred Jodl, and General Wilhelm Oxenius. Right: U.S. General Walter Bedell Smith, and British Lieutenant General Frederick E. Morgan.
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WWII: GERMAN SURRENDER, 1945. The unconditional surrender of German Armed Forces to the Soviet Union in Berlin. Seated, from left to right: General Hans-Jürgen Stumpff, Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel, and Admiral Hans Georg Von Friedebourg. Photograph, 8 May 1945. Full Credit: Ullstein Bild / Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.
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WWII: GERMAN SURRENDER, 1945.
The unconditional surrender of German Armed Forces to the Soviet Union in Berlin. Seated, from left to right: General Hans-Jürgen Stumpff, Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel, and Admiral Hans Georg Von Friedebourg. Photograph, 8 May 1945. Full Credit: Rue des Archives/PVDE / Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.