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75th Anniversary of the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany

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Today 75 years ago, exactly at 23.01, the capitulation of Nazi Germany came into force. This document was also called "German Instrument of Surrender". A bloody war since 1939 came finally to an end.



German version of the unconditional surrender. 

Russian version of the unconditional surrender. 


English version of the unconditional surrender. 



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Perhaps the official fighting came to an end, but now it was open season on German civilians and POW's, as evidenced by the unprecedented ethnic cleansing of eastern Europe.

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This day marks the end of world war 2. VtwinVince, lets not touch the political side. 

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I where a few times at the Museum hosed in the famous building (Berlin Karlshorst) where the treaty was signed. Here are some photos from 2010, my first visit.





















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