Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel signs the act of unconditional surrender of Germany. Berlin, May 8, 1945, 22:43 Central European Time (9 May at 0:43 Moscow time).
Wilhelm Bodewin Johann Gustav Keitel; (22 September 1882 Helmsherode, Duchy of Braunschweig (today Lower Saxony) – October 16, 1946, Nuremberg, Bavaria) – German military leader, chief of staff of the Supreme Command of the Wehrmacht (German armed forces) – OKW (1938-1945), Field Marshal (1940). He signed the act of capitulation of Germany, who completed the Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union and World War II in Europe.
Shooting time: May 8, 1945