13185_7534_pt8.mov

13185_7534_pt8

May 1945. Title card reads "Germany Gives Up!" President Harry Truman announces Germany's surrender to the United Nations. Celebrations in New York. Ticker tape, wide shots of giant euphoric crowds in Times Square. 

Title card: "Beaten Nazis Sign Historic Surrender." Alfred Jodl arrives in Reims, France to unconditionally surrender on behalf of Nazi Germany. Nazi generals sit at a table with Allied forces and negotiate the end of the war in Europe. General Walter Smith represents the Allies at the table. Jodl and Smith sign documents signalling Germany's complete surrender. Allied delegates arrive in Dwight Eisenhower's private headquarters with the pens used to sign the peace documents. 

1940s
B&W
Not Explicit