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Alfred Jodl Signs Act of Surrender in Reims, France

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

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives
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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 the Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force in Reims, France. On General Jodl's left is General Admiral Hans-Georg von Friedeburg of the German Navy, and on his right is Major Wilhelm Oxenius of the German general staff. May 7, 1945. 80-25-159 National Archives-Eisenhower Presidential Library

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

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