Photo #: USA C-2342 (Color)
Surrender of Germany, May 1945
General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. Army (left); and Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, Royal Air Force, address the World via motion picture and sound recordings, shortly after the German mission had signed the instrument of unconditional surrender, at Rheims, France, 7 May 1945.
Note the United States, British, U.S. General of the Army and SHAEF (Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force) flags behind them.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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9 February 2004