Arthur Coningham, Carl Spaatz, Arthur Tedder, and Laurence Kuter, Apr 1943BGen Jesse Auton, Gen Eisenhower, LGen Carl Spaatz, MGen James Doolittle, MGen William E Kepner, Col Donald M Blakeslee, Apr 11 1944. VIPs were present for the presentation of Blakeslee with the Distinguished Service Cross, RAF Debden, Essex, England, UKMGen ER “Pete” Quaseda, with pointer, conducting an Air-Ground Liaison briefing for LtGen Carl Spaatz (glasses) and LtGen James Doolittle (seated), VII Corps Headquarters, Münsterbusch, Germany, 19 Nov 1944Chief Air Marshall Sir Arthur Tedder and LtGen Carl Spaatz in the office of Marshall Georgy Zhukov before the German surrender was signed at Zhukov’s Headquarters at Karlshorst, Berlin, Germany, 7 May 1945
Arthur Coningham, Carl Spaatz, Arthur Tedder, and Laurence Kuter, Apr 1943BGen Jesse Auton, Gen Eisenhower, LGen Carl Spaatz, MGen James Doolittle, MGen William E Kepner, Col Donald M Blakeslee, Apr 11 1944. VIPs were present for the presentation of Blakeslee with the Distinguished Service Cross, RAF Debden, Essex, England, UKMGen ER “Pete” Quaseda, with pointer, conducting an Air-Ground Liaison briefing for LtGen Carl Spaatz (glasses) and LtGen James Doolittle (seated), VII Corps Headquarters, Münsterbusch, Germany, 19 Nov 1944Chief Air Marshall Sir Arthur Tedder and LtGen Carl Spaatz in the office of Marshall Georgy Zhukov before the German surrender was signed at Zhukov’s Headquarters at Karlshorst, Berlin, Germany, 7 May 1945
Officers gather around a table at Eisenhower’s headquarters to sign the instruments of the German surrender, Reims, France, 7 May 1945. Photo 1 of 2Officers gather around a table at Eisenhower’s headquarters to sign the instruments of the German surrender, Reims, France, 7 May 1945. Photo 2 of 2Soviet General Ivan Susloparov signing the documents of GermanyFront: Simpson, Patton, Spaatz, Eisenhower, Bradley, Hodges, Gerow. Back: Stearley, Vandenburg, Smith, Weiland, and Nugent. 12th Army Group Headquarters Bad Wildungen, Germany, 11 May 1945
Officers gather around a table at Eisenhower’s headquarters to sign the instruments of the German surrender, Reims, France, 7 May 1945. Photo 1 of 2Officers gather around a table at Eisenhower’s headquarters to sign the instruments of the German surrender, Reims, France, 7 May 1945. Photo 2 of 2Soviet General Ivan Susloparov signing the documents of Germany's surrender, Reims, France, 7 May 1945. His aide is on the left and USAAF LtGen Carl Spaatz on the right.Front: Simpson, Patton, Spaatz, Eisenhower, Bradley, Hodges, Gerow. Back: Stearley, Vandenburg, Smith, Weiland, and Nugent. 12th Army Group Headquarters Bad Wildungen, Germany, 11 May 1945
Letter from US War Department to Carl Spaatz, ordering the use of atomic weapons, 25 Jul 1945MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the surrender instrument aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2
Letter from US War Department to Carl Spaatz, ordering the use of atomic weapons, 25 Jul 1945MacArthur signing Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Mamoru Shigemitsu signing the surrender instrument aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 4 of 4Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2
Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2One page from the USS Missouri deck log for 2 Sep 1945 listing many of the dignitaries who came aboard for the surrender ceremony in Tokyo Bay, Japan.
Nimitz signing the instrument of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2One page from the USS Missouri deck log for 2 Sep 1945 listing many of the dignitaries who came aboard for the surrender ceremony in Tokyo Bay, Japan.
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