• Short Summary

    General Jodl signs unconditional surrender at Rheims on 7th May 1945.

  • Description

    Rheims, France.

    Several shots of allied officers standing around table chatting - General Georgi Zhukov amongst the officers. Various shots of the officers seated at two sides of table - German officers at one side and allied officers at the other side.

    General Alfred Jodl, Hitler's Chief Military Adviser, signing Unconditional Surrender. Press photographers taking photographs. This is a signing of Unconditional Surrender at Eisenhower's Headquarters in Rheims.

    Various shots of American General Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) giving a statement on German signing the unconditional surrender - natural sound.

    Various shots of allied officers around the table looking at the surrender documents and talking.

    German officers entering the room. They sit at table, allied officers sit at table. Officers leaving the room after signing. German officers arriving in car, leave the car and enter the building.

    Several shots of the allied officers chatting, around table Eisenhower and Zhukov present - they laugh, good footage.

    Natural sound only - Ike's speech.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2143.04
    Media URN:
    63645
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:20:00 / 01:12:48:00
    Canister:
    UN 1164 A

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