On the 6th May 1945, Major Kirke B. Lawton received special permission for a special ceremony: at the Allied headquarters in Reims, the Wehrmacht signed the unconditional surrender on all fronts. The Second World War in Europe ended two days later. In London, people celebrate in the streets – just like in the Netherlands and Czechoslovakia. In Augsburg, a team from “Special Film Project 186” films the defeated, among them Hitler’s second in command, Hermann Göring.
Credit Upscaled History