Allies examining a captured Mistel flying bomb, a Focke-Wulf Fw-190 piggybacked onto a Junkers Ju-88 bomber. The bomber would be filled with explosives and controlled by the fighter pilot, France, 4 May 1945.An M4 Sherman tank and men of the 3rd Infantry Division entering Berchtesgaden, Germany, May 4, 1945British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery is the last to sign the documents of surrender as German General Eberhard Kinzel looks on at Montgomery’s headquarters at Lüneburg Heath, Germany, 4 May 1945.British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery looks on as German General Eberhard Kinzel signs the documents of surrender at Montgomery’s headquarters at Lüneburg Heath, Germany, 4 May 1945.
Allies examining a captured Mistel flying bomb, a Focke-Wulf Fw-190 piggybacked onto a Junkers Ju-88 bomber. The bomber would be filled with explosives and controlled by the fighter pilot, France, 4 May 1945.An M4 Sherman tank and men of the 3rd Infantry Division entering Berchtesgaden, Germany, May 4, 1945British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery is the last to sign the documents of surrender as German General Eberhard Kinzel looks on at Montgomery’s headquarters at Lüneburg Heath, Germany, 4 May 1945.British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery looks on as German General Eberhard Kinzel signs the documents of surrender at Montgomery’s headquarters at Lüneburg Heath, Germany, 4 May 1945.
Cromwell tank crew of C Squadron, 5th Royal Tank Regiment in Hamburg, Germany, 4 May 1945; the man sitting on the tank was a Russian former POW who had been fighting alongside the crewD4Y3 Suisei special attack aircraft diving at USS Sangamon as part of Operation Kikusui No. 5, off Kerama Retto, Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945Firefighting aboard HMS Formidable after she was struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945, photo 1 of 2Firefighting aboard HMS Formidable after she was struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945, photo 2 of 2
Cromwell tank crew of C Squadron, 5th Royal Tank Regiment in Hamburg, Germany, 4 May 1945; the man sitting on the tank was a Russian former POW who had been fighting alongside the crewD4Y3 Suisei special attack aircraft diving at USS Sangamon as part of Operation Kikusui No. 5, off Kerama Retto, Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945Firefighting aboard HMS Formidable after she was struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945, photo 1 of 2Firefighting aboard HMS Formidable after she was struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945, photo 2 of 2
Fires burning aboard HMS Formidable after being stuck by Japanese special attack aircraft, Pacific Ocean, 4 May 1945Generalleutnant Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin surrendering to General Mark Clark at US 15th Army Group Headquarters, Italy, 4 May 1945HMS Formidable burning after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945HMS Formidable crewmen starting to remove the wreckage of Japanese special attack aircraft from the flight deck, Pacific Ocean, 4 May 1945
Fires burning aboard HMS Formidable after being stuck by Japanese special attack aircraft, Pacific Ocean, 4 May 1945Generalleutnant Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin surrendering to General Mark Clark at US 15th Army Group Headquarters, Italy, 4 May 1945HMS Formidable burning after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945HMS Formidable crewmen starting to remove the wreckage of Japanese special attack aircraft from the flight deck, Pacific Ocean, 4 May 1945
Montgomery reading surrender document to German officers at British 21st Army Group headquarters, Lüneburg Heath, Germany, 4 May 1945. This was only the large surrender in Germany of German forces facing British forces.Sherman Firefly tank of British 7th Armored Division, Hamburg, Germany, 4 May 1945The crew of a Humber Light Reconnaissance Car Mk III feeding pigeons in Hamburg, Germany, 4 May 1945Two soldiers of US 7th Army about to cross from Austria into Italy at the Brenner Pass, 4 May 1945
Montgomery reading surrender document to German officers at British 21st Army Group headquarters, Lüneburg Heath, Germany, 4 May 1945. This was only the large surrender in Germany of German forces facing British forces.Sherman Firefly tank of British 7th Armored Division, Hamburg, Germany, 4 May 1945The crew of a Humber Light Reconnaissance Car Mk III feeding pigeons in Hamburg, Germany, 4 May 1945Two soldiers of US 7th Army about to cross from Austria into Italy at the Brenner Pass, 4 May 1945
USS Gunnel off Hunters Point, San Francisco, California, United States, 4 May 1945Wreckage of the Japanese special attack aircraft that crashed into HMS Formidable in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945
USS Gunnel off Hunters Point, San Francisco, California, United States, 4 May 1945Wreckage of the Japanese special attack aircraft that crashed into HMS Formidable in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945


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