7 May 1945

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Germany

German High Command signs instrument of unconditional surrender at Eisenhower's HQ in Reims.

Western Front

German Army Group South surrenders to US troops

Diplomacy

The Czechoslovak National Council splits from the Vlasov Army. Vlasov himself flees to US troops

War at Sea

German submarine U-1406 scuttled at Cuxhaven but later raised and given to the United States as war booty.

German submarine U-1407 scuttled at Cuxhaven but later raised and entered the Royal Navy as HMS Meteorite.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 7 May 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_05_07.html
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