(L-R) American soldier salutes as British officer leads German Army Chief of Staff Gen. Alfred Jodl & his aide, Major Wilhelm Oxenius, into room of a local college, Ecole Technique, for the signing of the unconditional surrender of German forces, effectively ending WWII in Europe.


  • Date: 1945-05-07
  • Location: Rheims, France
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Wilhelm Oxenius, Peace, Wars, In France, Wwii, Treaties, Alfred Jodl, Germany, With Germany, Salutes, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Ralph Morse
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_637518
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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