Wilhelm Keitel signs the act of unconditional surrender

Wilhelm Keitel signs the act of unconditional surrender

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.

 

 

Place: Berlin
Shooting time: May 8, 1945
Author: Moore

In : 1945

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