German commanders signing surrender documents in France in May 1945
German commanders at the negotiating table. "ETO-HQ-45-45311. Meserlin, Jr., 6 May. Signal corps photo. Terms of unconditional surrender are signed by Colonel General Gustas Jodl, Nazi Chief of Staff, as Major Wilhelm Oxenius, his aide and General Admiral Hans George von Friedburg, Commander in Chief of German fleet, look on at Shaef headquarters, Rheims, France." 6 May 1945.