German surrender; Dachau; Rundstedt captured; Landsberg
- Event Date
- May 1-5, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(LIB 6263) Surrender of German Army Group, Haar, Germany, May 5, 1945. INTs, German officers meet with Lt. Gen. Alexander M. Patch, CG, Seventh Army; Lt. Gen. Jacob L. Devers, CG, Sixth Army; Lt. Gen. Wade H Haislip, CG, XIII Corps; Maj. Gen. John W. O'Daniel to sign surrender agreement. German delegation includes Lt. Gen. Foertsch, CG, First German Army. EXTs, US Generals shaking hands and congratulating one another.
08:04:16 (LIB 6171) Dachau Concentration Camp, Germany, May 1, 1945. MS, CUs, naked bodies of emaciated camp prisoners who had died after their liberation.
08:05:25 (LIB 6179) Von Rundstedt Captured, Weilheim, Germany, May 2, 1945. INTs, Field Marshal von Rundstedt and aides talking to Maj. Gen Frank W. Milburn.
08:06:20 (LIB 6185) Atrocity Coverage, Landsberg, Germany, May 1, 1945. CUs, bodies of Jewish prisoners who were burned to death in barracks. CUs, MS, German prisoners are led to burial pits where they uncover bodies of the victims.
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