Generals Susloparov, Morgan, Smith, Eisenhower, Air Chief Marshal Tedder after signing of German surrender documents, Rheims, France, 7 May 1945, photo 3 of 3; note Eisenhower holding pens used

Caption   Generals Susloparov, Morgan, Smith, Eisenhower, Air Chief Marshal Tedder after signing of German surrender documents, Rheims, France, 7 May 1945, photo 3 of 3; note Eisenhower holding pens used ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 7 May 1945
Photos at Same Place Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 8 Mar 2014

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
8 Mar 2015 07:51:00 PM

Ike makes a point of holding the pens in the shape of a 'V' for Victory.
Soviet Gen Ivan Susloparoff at left, UK Gen Fredrick Morgan behind Susloparoff smiling, US Gen Bedell Smith behind pens, Eisenhower’s secretary Kay Summersby over Eisenhower’s shoulder, RAF Air Marshal Arthur Tedder at right.

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