May 7th to 9th 1945 - Surrender in Reims / Karl Horst


May 7th 1945: Meeting of the German Wehrmacht and the Allied High Command at General Eisenhowers headquarters in Reims. A historic day. Colonel General Alfred Jodl in the presence of the victorious powers signs the unconditional surrender of the German armed forces. It is the end of World War II in Europe. Berlin-Karlshorst. On May 8th and 9th 1945 the unconditional surrender is repeated at Soviet headquarters. In the presence of Marshal Georgi Zhukov Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel former Chief of the High Command of the Wehrmacht signs the document. Here Victors and losers are not sitting together at a table a direct result and deliberate humiliation due to the war of annihilation that Hitler led against Russia.

Länge: 00:01:05 | O-Ton: nein | Farbe: s/w | Jahr: 1945 | Clip-ID: JHT000057E


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