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Alfred Jodl Signs Act of Surrender

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, U.S. National Archives1945-05-07

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives
United States

Colonel General Alfred Jodl, German Chief of Staff under the Doenitz regime, is shown here signing the document under which all remaining forces of the Germany Army are bound to lay down their arms in unconditional surrender. The scene is the War Room of Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Forces in Reims, France. On General Jodl's right is Major Wilhelm Oxenius of the German general staff. May 7, 1945. 66-699-378 National Archives-Eisenhower Presidential Library

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  • Title: Alfred Jodl Signs Act of Surrender
  • Creator: Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, U.S. National Archives
  • Date Created: 1945-05-07
  • Location Created: Reims, France
  • Rights: Public domain

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