Erklärung von Winston Churchill (London, 8. Mai 1945)

In der Nacht vom 7. auf den 8. Mai 1945 unterzeichnen Admiral Karl Dönitz, Nachfolger Adolf Hitlers an der Spitze des Reichs, und General Gustav Jodl, Generalstabschef der Wehrmacht, in Reims die bedingungslose Kapitulation der nationalsozialistischen Truppen. Am 8. Mai verkündet der britische Premierminister Winston Churchill die Neuigkeit im Radio.

Quelle und Copyright

Quelle: CHURCHILL, Winston. Discours: fin officielle des hostilités. Luxemburg: CLT-UFA. 08-05-1945. Aufbewahrt in: CLT-UFA.
Photo: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (NLR), Hyde Park, NY, 4079 Albany Post Road. PHOCO. A. 837(104).
Colonal General Gustaf Jodl, Chief of Staff under the Doenitz Regime, signs the document of unconditional surrender. Reims: 7/05/1945. Black and White.

Copyright: (c) CLT/UFA

Photo: (c) NARA
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Surrender of Nazi Germany (Reims, 7 May 1945)