Rare Historical Collection of WWII Surrender Documents
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1 THE FIRST MILITARY TELEGRAM OF WORLD WAR II – THE UNTIMELY INVASION OF POLAND, AUGUST 26, 1939

2 A WINSTON CHURCHILL SIGNED QUOTATION PRAISING THE R.A.F. AT THE HEIGHT OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

3 A WINSTON CHURCHILL SIGNED QUOTATION UPLIFTING BRITAIN IN ITS MOST DESPERATE MOMENT

4 THE LAST STAND OF THE BRITISH IN HONG KONG, DECEMBER, 1941

5 AN ORIGINAL SIGNED COPY OF THE BRITISH SURRENDER OF JAVA, ISSUED TO THE COMMANDER OF THE TEXAS “LOST BATTALION”

6 CONTEMPORARY SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH OF THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE SURRENDER OF ITALY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1943

7 ALLIES AND GERMANS SIGN AN ARMISTICE TO AIR-DROP FOOD TO SAVE STARVING HOLLAND (GERMAN SIGNED COPY)

8 ALLIES AND GERMANS SIGN AN ARMISTICE TO AIRDROP FOOD TO SAVE STARVING HOLLAND (ALLIES’ SIGNED COPY)

9 ADOLF HITLER’S LAST MESSAGE TO GERMANY: “I SHALL REMAIN IN BERLIN…”

10 THE SUICIDE LETTER OF ADOLF HITLER’S BROTHER-IN-LAW, DR. MARTIN HAMMITZSCH

11 ADOLF HITLER'S PRIVATE TESTAMENT, SIGNED BY THE SECRETARY WHO TYPED IT

12 ADOLF HITLER'S POLITICAL TESTAMENT, SIGNED BY THE SECRETARY WHO TYPED IT

13 HUGH TREVOR ROPER - INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF ADOLF HITLER

14 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER MENTIONS THE DEATH OF F.D.R. IN ONE OF HIS LAST LETTERS FROM THE WAR IN EUROPE

15 THE BEGINNING OF THE END: MONTGOMERY ISSUES GERMANS A PASS THROUGH THE LINES TO NEGOTIATE THE SURRENDER OF THEIR ARMIES IN NORTHERN EUROPE

16 THE SEATING PLAN FOR THE SURRENDER OF GERMAN FORCES IN NORTHWEST GERMANY, HOLLAND AND DENMARK

17 A LARGE COLOR PRINT OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER AT LUNEBURG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD MONTGOMERY

18 A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE SURRENDER MEMORIAL AT LUNEBURG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHALL BERNARD MONTGOMERY

19 A COPY OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER AT LUNEBURG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY

20 A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER SIGNING AT LUNEBERG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY

21 A SIGNED MENU FROM FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD MONTGOMERY’S DINNER CELEBRATING THE GERMAN SURRENDER

22 SIGNED TYPESCRIPT OF THE GERMAN INSTRUCTIONS FOR SURRENDER NEGOTIATIONS

23 THE GERMAN PEACE NEGOTIATOR AT REIMS DRAFTS EISENHOWER’S SURRENDER ULTIMATUM

24 THE RADIO MESSAGE TO THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT DEMANDING “UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER”

25 THE ORDER THAT SAVED OVER 1,500,000 MILLION GERMAN SOLDIERS

26 FIELD MARSHAL ALFRED JODL ORDERS GERMAN MILITARY TO WITHDRAW TOWARDS BERCHTESGADEN TO AVOID RUSSIAN CAPTURE

27 THE MESSAGE THAT FORCED THE END OF WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE: “I SEE NO ALTERNATIVE TO CHAOS BUT SIGNATURE”

28 GENERAL EISENHOWER ANNOUNCES THE END OF WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE

29 THE DOCUMENT THAT FORCED THE SURRENDER OF NAZI GERMANY – ONE OF THE “MOST SIGNIFICANT RECORDS” OF THE 20TH CENTURY

30 A TYPED COPY OF ALFRED JODL’S CREDENTIALS TO NEGOTIATE PEACE WITH THE ALLIES, SIGNED BY KARL DONITZ

31 A TRANSCRIPT OF THE GERMAN INSTRUMENT OF SURRENDER, MAY 6, 1945, SIGNED BY KARL DONITZ

32 FIELD MARSHAL ALFRED JODL SEEKS THE RELEASE OF A WAFFEN-SS COMMANDER IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE GERMAN SURRENDER

33 A SIGNED COPY OF POST-SURRENDER ORDERS SENT TO SHAEF MISSION IN BELGIUM

34 THE COLLAPSE AND ARREST OF HITLER’S FLENSBURG GOVERNMENT - DOCUMENTING THE END OF THE THIRD REICH

35 ON THE DAY OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER, PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN REFERENCES HIS MESSAGE TO CONGRESS URGING AMERICA TO FIGHT ON

36 PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN SIGNED PROCLAMATION OF A “DAY OF PRAYER” UPON THE UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER OF GERMANY

37 FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY SIGNED VICTORY MESSAGE TO THE 21ST ARMY GROUP

38 ON V-E DAY, EISENHOWER CELEBRATES WITH A GIFT OF FOOD SENT FROM THE STATES

39 AIR MARSHALL ARTHUR W. TEDDER SIGNATURE MADE WITH THE PEN THAT SIGNED THE GERMAN SURRENDER

40 GEN. WALTER BEDELL SMITH REFLECTS ON THE GERMAN SURRENDER, THE DEATH OF F.D.R., AND HARRY TRUMAN’S NEW PRESIDENCY

41 EISENHOWER, TEDDER, AND SHAEF HEADQUARTERS STAFF CELEBRATE THE SURRENDER OF GERMANY

42 GEN. MARK W. CLARK CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 15TH ARMY GROUP UPON THE SURRENDER OF GERMANY

43 PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN’S MESSAGE OF CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 15TH ARMY GROUP, SIGNED BY ITS COMMANDER GEN. MARK CLARK

44 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER SIGNS HIS FAREWELL TO THE ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE

45 ALFRED JODL’S WIDOW DENIES HIS “BREAKDOWN” AT THE SURRENDER IN REIMS

46 THE FINAL WEHRMACHT COMMUNIQUE OF WORLD WAR II, AS RECEIVED BY THE LAST GERMAN ARMY COMMANDER TO SURRENDER

47 GEN. FRANZ BOHME’S ANNOTATED COPY OF HIS CAPTOR’S PRESS CONFERENCE

48 GENERAL FRANZ BOHME’S SIGNED ACCOUNT OF HIS ENTIRE SERVICE IN NORWAY, SUBMITTED WHILE A P.O.W. TO THE NORWEGIAN HIGH COMMAND

49 SHEET OF IWO JIMA STAMPS SIGNED BY “FLAG RAISERS” AND THE MOST IMPORTANT ALLIED LEADERS OF WORLD WAR II

50 A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE JAPANESE SURRENDER ABOARD THE USS MISSOURI, SIGNED BY ADM. CHESTER W. NIMITZ

51 A “V-J DAY” COMMEMORATIVE POSTAL COVER SIGNED BY DOUGLAS MACARTHUR

52 JAPANESE SURRENDER PHOTO SIGNED BY MACARTHUR, NIMITZ, WAINWRIGHT AND PERCIVAL

53 ADMIRAL WILLIAM F. HALSEY NAMES ONE OF HIS “GREATEST EXPERIENCES”

54 ADMIRAL NIMITZ MODESTLY ACCEPTS THE THANKS OF A CITIZEN ON BEHALF OF HIS MEN

55 A CONTEMPORARY FACSIMILE COPY OF THE SURRENDER OF JAPAN’S RYUKYU ISLANDS

56 A COPY OF THE SURRENDER OF THE JAPANESE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, SIGNED BY LOUIS MOUNTBATTEN

57 THE JAPANESE SURRENDER OF HONG KONG TO THE BRITISH, SIGNED BY THE BRITISH AND JAPANESE REPRESENTATIVES

58 BRITISH ARMY COUNCIL SPECIAL ORDER ISSUED UPON THE SURRENDER OF JAPAN

59 KING GEORGE VI VICTORY MESSAGE TO THE ARMED FORCES OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH

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1 THE FIRST MILITARY TELEGRAM OF WORLD WAR II – THE UNTIMELY INVASION OF POLAND, AUGUST 26, 1939

2 A WINSTON CHURCHILL SIGNED QUOTATION PRAISING THE R.A.F. AT THE HEIGHT OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

3 A WINSTON CHURCHILL SIGNED QUOTATION UPLIFTING BRITAIN IN ITS MOST DESPERATE MOMENT

4 THE LAST STAND OF THE BRITISH IN HONG KONG, DECEMBER, 1941

5 AN ORIGINAL SIGNED COPY OF THE BRITISH SURRENDER OF JAVA, ISSUED TO THE COMMANDER OF THE TEXAS “LOST BATTALION”

6 CONTEMPORARY SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH OF THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE SURRENDER OF ITALY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1943

7 ALLIES AND GERMANS SIGN AN ARMISTICE TO AIR-DROP FOOD TO SAVE STARVING HOLLAND (GERMAN SIGNED COPY)

8 ALLIES AND GERMANS SIGN AN ARMISTICE TO AIRDROP FOOD TO SAVE STARVING HOLLAND (ALLIES’ SIGNED COPY)

9 ADOLF HITLER’S LAST MESSAGE TO GERMANY: “I SHALL REMAIN IN BERLIN…”

10 THE SUICIDE LETTER OF ADOLF HITLER’S BROTHER-IN-LAW, DR. MARTIN HAMMITZSCH

11 ADOLF HITLER'S PRIVATE TESTAMENT, SIGNED BY THE SECRETARY WHO TYPED IT

12 ADOLF HITLER'S POLITICAL TESTAMENT, SIGNED BY THE SECRETARY WHO TYPED IT

13 HUGH TREVOR ROPER - INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF ADOLF HITLER

14 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER MENTIONS THE DEATH OF F.D.R. IN ONE OF HIS LAST LETTERS FROM THE WAR IN EUROPE

15 THE BEGINNING OF THE END: MONTGOMERY ISSUES GERMANS A PASS THROUGH THE LINES TO NEGOTIATE THE SURRENDER OF THEIR ARMIES IN NORTHERN EUROPE

16 THE SEATING PLAN FOR THE SURRENDER OF GERMAN FORCES IN NORTHWEST GERMANY, HOLLAND AND DENMARK

17 A LARGE COLOR PRINT OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER AT LUNEBURG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD MONTGOMERY

18 A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE SURRENDER MEMORIAL AT LUNEBURG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHALL BERNARD MONTGOMERY

19 A COPY OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER AT LUNEBURG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY

20 A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER SIGNING AT LUNEBERG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY

21 A SIGNED MENU FROM FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD MONTGOMERY’S DINNER CELEBRATING THE GERMAN SURRENDER

22 SIGNED TYPESCRIPT OF THE GERMAN INSTRUCTIONS FOR SURRENDER NEGOTIATIONS

23 THE GERMAN PEACE NEGOTIATOR AT REIMS DRAFTS EISENHOWER’S SURRENDER ULTIMATUM

24 THE RADIO MESSAGE TO THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT DEMANDING “UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER”

25 THE ORDER THAT SAVED OVER 1,500,000 MILLION GERMAN SOLDIERS

26 FIELD MARSHAL ALFRED JODL ORDERS GERMAN MILITARY TO WITHDRAW TOWARDS BERCHTESGADEN TO AVOID RUSSIAN CAPTURE

27 THE MESSAGE THAT FORCED THE END OF WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE: “I SEE NO ALTERNATIVE TO CHAOS BUT SIGNATURE”

28 GENERAL EISENHOWER ANNOUNCES THE END OF WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE

29 THE DOCUMENT THAT FORCED THE SURRENDER OF NAZI GERMANY – ONE OF THE “MOST SIGNIFICANT RECORDS” OF THE 20TH CENTURY

30 A TYPED COPY OF ALFRED JODL’S CREDENTIALS TO NEGOTIATE PEACE WITH THE ALLIES, SIGNED BY KARL DONITZ

31 A TRANSCRIPT OF THE GERMAN INSTRUMENT OF SURRENDER, MAY 6, 1945, SIGNED BY KARL DONITZ

32 FIELD MARSHAL ALFRED JODL SEEKS THE RELEASE OF A WAFFEN-SS COMMANDER IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE GERMAN SURRENDER

33 A SIGNED COPY OF POST-SURRENDER ORDERS SENT TO SHAEF MISSION IN BELGIUM

34 THE COLLAPSE AND ARREST OF HITLER’S FLENSBURG GOVERNMENT - DOCUMENTING THE END OF THE THIRD REICH

35 ON THE DAY OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER, PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN REFERENCES HIS MESSAGE TO CONGRESS URGING AMERICA TO FIGHT ON

36 PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN SIGNED PROCLAMATION OF A “DAY OF PRAYER” UPON THE UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER OF GERMANY

37 FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY SIGNED VICTORY MESSAGE TO THE 21ST ARMY GROUP

38 ON V-E DAY, EISENHOWER CELEBRATES WITH A GIFT OF FOOD SENT FROM THE STATES

39 AIR MARSHALL ARTHUR W. TEDDER SIGNATURE MADE WITH THE PEN THAT SIGNED THE GERMAN SURRENDER

40 GEN. WALTER BEDELL SMITH REFLECTS ON THE GERMAN SURRENDER, THE DEATH OF F.D.R., AND HARRY TRUMAN’S NEW PRESIDENCY

41 EISENHOWER, TEDDER, AND SHAEF HEADQUARTERS STAFF CELEBRATE THE SURRENDER OF GERMANY

42 GEN. MARK W. CLARK CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 15TH ARMY GROUP UPON THE SURRENDER OF GERMANY

43 PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN’S MESSAGE OF CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 15TH ARMY GROUP, SIGNED BY ITS COMMANDER GEN. MARK CLARK

44 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER SIGNS HIS FAREWELL TO THE ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE

45 ALFRED JODL’S WIDOW DENIES HIS “BREAKDOWN” AT THE SURRENDER IN REIMS

46 THE FINAL WEHRMACHT COMMUNIQUE OF WORLD WAR II, AS RECEIVED BY THE LAST GERMAN ARMY COMMANDER TO SURRENDER

47 GEN. FRANZ BOHME’S ANNOTATED COPY OF HIS CAPTOR’S PRESS CONFERENCE

48 GENERAL FRANZ BOHME’S SIGNED ACCOUNT OF HIS ENTIRE SERVICE IN NORWAY, SUBMITTED WHILE A P.O.W. TO THE NORWEGIAN HIGH COMMAND

49 SHEET OF IWO JIMA STAMPS SIGNED BY “FLAG RAISERS” AND THE MOST IMPORTANT ALLIED LEADERS OF WORLD WAR II

50 A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE JAPANESE SURRENDER ABOARD THE USS MISSOURI, SIGNED BY ADM. CHESTER W. NIMITZ

51 A “V-J DAY” COMMEMORATIVE POSTAL COVER SIGNED BY DOUGLAS MACARTHUR

52 JAPANESE SURRENDER PHOTO SIGNED BY MACARTHUR, NIMITZ, WAINWRIGHT AND PERCIVAL

53 ADMIRAL WILLIAM F. HALSEY NAMES ONE OF HIS “GREATEST EXPERIENCES”

54 ADMIRAL NIMITZ MODESTLY ACCEPTS THE THANKS OF A CITIZEN ON BEHALF OF HIS MEN

55 A CONTEMPORARY FACSIMILE COPY OF THE SURRENDER OF JAPAN’S RYUKYU ISLANDS

56 A COPY OF THE SURRENDER OF THE JAPANESE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, SIGNED BY LOUIS MOUNTBATTEN

57 THE JAPANESE SURRENDER OF HONG KONG TO THE BRITISH, SIGNED BY THE BRITISH AND JAPANESE REPRESENTATIVES

58 BRITISH ARMY COUNCIL SPECIAL ORDER ISSUED UPON THE SURRENDER OF JAPAN

59 KING GEORGE VI VICTORY MESSAGE TO THE ARMED FORCES OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH

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1 THE FIRST MILITARY TELEGRAM OF WORLD WAR II – THE UNTIMELY INVASION OF POLAND, AUGUST 26, 1939

2 A WINSTON CHURCHILL SIGNED QUOTATION PRAISING THE R.A.F. AT THE HEIGHT OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

3 A WINSTON CHURCHILL SIGNED QUOTATION UPLIFTING BRITAIN IN ITS MOST DESPERATE MOMENT

4 THE LAST STAND OF THE BRITISH IN HONG KONG, DECEMBER, 1941

5 AN ORIGINAL SIGNED COPY OF THE BRITISH SURRENDER OF JAVA, ISSUED TO THE COMMANDER OF THE TEXAS “LOST BATTALION”

6 CONTEMPORARY SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH OF THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE SURRENDER OF ITALY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1943

7 ALLIES AND GERMANS SIGN AN ARMISTICE TO AIR-DROP FOOD TO SAVE STARVING HOLLAND (GERMAN SIGNED COPY)

8 ALLIES AND GERMANS SIGN AN ARMISTICE TO AIRDROP FOOD TO SAVE STARVING HOLLAND (ALLIES’ SIGNED COPY)

9 ADOLF HITLER’S LAST MESSAGE TO GERMANY: “I SHALL REMAIN IN BERLIN…”

10 THE SUICIDE LETTER OF ADOLF HITLER’S BROTHER-IN-LAW, DR. MARTIN HAMMITZSCH

11 ADOLF HITLER'S PRIVATE TESTAMENT, SIGNED BY THE SECRETARY WHO TYPED IT

12 ADOLF HITLER'S POLITICAL TESTAMENT, SIGNED BY THE SECRETARY WHO TYPED IT

13 HUGH TREVOR ROPER - INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF ADOLF HITLER

14 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER MENTIONS THE DEATH OF F.D.R. IN ONE OF HIS LAST LETTERS FROM THE WAR IN EUROPE

15 THE BEGINNING OF THE END: MONTGOMERY ISSUES GERMANS A PASS THROUGH THE LINES TO NEGOTIATE THE SURRENDER OF THEIR ARMIES IN NORTHERN EUROPE

16 THE SEATING PLAN FOR THE SURRENDER OF GERMAN FORCES IN NORTHWEST GERMANY, HOLLAND AND DENMARK

17 A LARGE COLOR PRINT OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER AT LUNEBURG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD MONTGOMERY

18 A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE SURRENDER MEMORIAL AT LUNEBURG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHALL BERNARD MONTGOMERY

19 A COPY OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER AT LUNEBURG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY

20 A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER SIGNING AT LUNEBERG HEATH, SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY

21 A SIGNED MENU FROM FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD MONTGOMERY’S DINNER CELEBRATING THE GERMAN SURRENDER

22 SIGNED TYPESCRIPT OF THE GERMAN INSTRUCTIONS FOR SURRENDER NEGOTIATIONS

23 THE GERMAN PEACE NEGOTIATOR AT REIMS DRAFTS EISENHOWER’S SURRENDER ULTIMATUM

24 THE RADIO MESSAGE TO THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT DEMANDING “UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER”

25 THE ORDER THAT SAVED OVER 1,500,000 MILLION GERMAN SOLDIERS

26 FIELD MARSHAL ALFRED JODL ORDERS GERMAN MILITARY TO WITHDRAW TOWARDS BERCHTESGADEN TO AVOID RUSSIAN CAPTURE

27 THE MESSAGE THAT FORCED THE END OF WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE: “I SEE NO ALTERNATIVE TO CHAOS BUT SIGNATURE”

28 GENERAL EISENHOWER ANNOUNCES THE END OF WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE

29 THE DOCUMENT THAT FORCED THE SURRENDER OF NAZI GERMANY – ONE OF THE “MOST SIGNIFICANT RECORDS” OF THE 20TH CENTURY

30 A TYPED COPY OF ALFRED JODL’S CREDENTIALS TO NEGOTIATE PEACE WITH THE ALLIES, SIGNED BY KARL DONITZ

31 A TRANSCRIPT OF THE GERMAN INSTRUMENT OF SURRENDER, MAY 6, 1945, SIGNED BY KARL DONITZ

32 FIELD MARSHAL ALFRED JODL SEEKS THE RELEASE OF A WAFFEN-SS COMMANDER IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE GERMAN SURRENDER

33 A SIGNED COPY OF POST-SURRENDER ORDERS SENT TO SHAEF MISSION IN BELGIUM

34 THE COLLAPSE AND ARREST OF HITLER’S FLENSBURG GOVERNMENT - DOCUMENTING THE END OF THE THIRD REICH

35 ON THE DAY OF THE GERMAN SURRENDER, PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN REFERENCES HIS MESSAGE TO CONGRESS URGING AMERICA TO FIGHT ON

36 PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN SIGNED PROCLAMATION OF A “DAY OF PRAYER” UPON THE UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER OF GERMANY

37 FIELD MARSHAL BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY SIGNED VICTORY MESSAGE TO THE 21ST ARMY GROUP

38 ON V-E DAY, EISENHOWER CELEBRATES WITH A GIFT OF FOOD SENT FROM THE STATES

39 AIR MARSHALL ARTHUR W. TEDDER SIGNATURE MADE WITH THE PEN THAT SIGNED THE GERMAN SURRENDER

40 GEN. WALTER BEDELL SMITH REFLECTS ON THE GERMAN SURRENDER, THE DEATH OF F.D.R., AND HARRY TRUMAN’S NEW PRESIDENCY

41 EISENHOWER, TEDDER, AND SHAEF HEADQUARTERS STAFF CELEBRATE THE SURRENDER OF GERMANY

42 GEN. MARK W. CLARK CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 15TH ARMY GROUP UPON THE SURRENDER OF GERMANY

43 PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN’S MESSAGE OF CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 15TH ARMY GROUP, SIGNED BY ITS COMMANDER GEN. MARK CLARK

44 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER SIGNS HIS FAREWELL TO THE ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE

45 ALFRED JODL’S WIDOW DENIES HIS “BREAKDOWN” AT THE SURRENDER IN REIMS

46 THE FINAL WEHRMACHT COMMUNIQUE OF WORLD WAR II, AS RECEIVED BY THE LAST GERMAN ARMY COMMANDER TO SURRENDER

47 GEN. FRANZ BOHME’S ANNOTATED COPY OF HIS CAPTOR’S PRESS CONFERENCE

48 GENERAL FRANZ BOHME’S SIGNED ACCOUNT OF HIS ENTIRE SERVICE IN NORWAY, SUBMITTED WHILE A P.O.W. TO THE NORWEGIAN HIGH COMMAND

49 SHEET OF IWO JIMA STAMPS SIGNED BY “FLAG RAISERS” AND THE MOST IMPORTANT ALLIED LEADERS OF WORLD WAR II

50 A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE JAPANESE SURRENDER ABOARD THE USS MISSOURI, SIGNED BY ADM. CHESTER W. NIMITZ

51 A “V-J DAY” COMMEMORATIVE POSTAL COVER SIGNED BY DOUGLAS MACARTHUR

52 JAPANESE SURRENDER PHOTO SIGNED BY MACARTHUR, NIMITZ, WAINWRIGHT AND PERCIVAL

53 ADMIRAL WILLIAM F. HALSEY NAMES ONE OF HIS “GREATEST EXPERIENCES”

54 ADMIRAL NIMITZ MODESTLY ACCEPTS THE THANKS OF A CITIZEN ON BEHALF OF HIS MEN

55 A CONTEMPORARY FACSIMILE COPY OF THE SURRENDER OF JAPAN’S RYUKYU ISLANDS

56 A COPY OF THE SURRENDER OF THE JAPANESE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, SIGNED BY LOUIS MOUNTBATTEN

57 THE JAPANESE SURRENDER OF HONG KONG TO THE BRITISH, SIGNED BY THE BRITISH AND JAPANESE REPRESENTATIVES

58 BRITISH ARMY COUNCIL SPECIAL ORDER ISSUED UPON THE SURRENDER OF JAPAN

59 KING GEORGE VI VICTORY MESSAGE TO THE ARMED FORCES OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH