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Unconditional surrender Unconditional surrender
by The Ovi Team
2021-05-07 08:05:05
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May 7th 1945: Germany signs unconditional surrender. Germany has signed an unconditional surrender bringing to an end six years of war in Europe.

The document was signed by General Bedell Smith for the Allied commander, General Ivan Susloparov for Russia and General Francois Sevez for France. It seems General Eisenhower tried to delay the release of the details of the surrender because of the difficulty of arranging a simultaneous declaration in London, Washington and Moscow.

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Emanuel Paparella2016-05-07 11:41:05
What ought to also be mentioned here is that Eisenhower, after visiting some concentration camps discovered by the allies, refrained from the military salute to his German counterpart when they met for the surrender.

Remembering that episode may be useful to those who wax nostalgic for the good old days of nationalism adorned by the myths of the race. After all Nazism too was a myth devoid of thinking. Plato used myths but they were never irrational and merely subjective the way the Golden Dawn thugs now use them. Food for thought.

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