German Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel formally surrendering to Soviet Marshal Georgi Zhukov, Berlin, Germany, 8 May 1945

Caption   German Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel formally surrendering to Soviet Marshal Georgi Zhukov, Berlin, Germany, 8 May 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 183-J0422-0600-002
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Germany's Surrender   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Georgy Zhukov   Main article  Photos  
Wilhelm Keitel   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 8 May 1945
Photos at Same Place Berlin, Germany
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 25 Nov 2010

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1. Europa says:
13 Sep 2011 12:40:16 AM

Field Marshall Keitel carried himself with dignity in victory,and crushing defeat.
2. Peter Campo says:
21 Nov 2012 12:08:31 AM

These photos are fabulous! They will be great visual aids in my American History classes. Have any other great pictures?

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