Press photograph - German Surrender

Press photograph - German Surrender

Code: P20405-4

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Original press photograph showing a German delegation and Field Marshal Montgomery inside a tent at Luneberg Heath.  Following Hitler's suicide, the Germans (eventually) offered unconditional surrender to Field Marshal Montgomery.  Each of the delegates, Admiral Hans-Georg von Friedeburg, General Eberhard Kinzel, Rear Admiral Gerhard Wagner and Colonel Fritz Poleck, was ordered to sign in turn.  Approximately 10 x 15.5cm.  Some soiling and light creasing.  Dated 18 May 1945 to rear.  Stock code P20405-4.