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Official British photograph showing German civilians listening to the terms of German surrender.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 49984

Official British photograph showing German civilians listening to the terms of German surrender.

Original caption reads: "Thousands of German civilians gathered in the square in front ot the ancient Town Hall at Lueneburg to hear the official news of the surrender of all the German armed forces in Europe. A British loud speaker van was used to relay the news in German. An old woman in centre of crowded square weeps as she hears the news."

Date
1945 May 11
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton
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Record last modified: 2010-09-28 00:00:00
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