World War II page 7
September 2, 1945: Japan surrenders to US General Douglass MacArthur and the Allies.
At 2:41 am on the morning of 7 May 1945, at Allied headquarters in Reims, France, Chief-of-Staff of the German Armed forces High command, General Alfred Jodl, signed the unconditional surrender of all German Forces to the allies. The West awoke to the news the following day, with celebrations being held around the world for the Victory in Europe. VE Day, 8 May. (Colorized and researched by Benjamin Thomas from Australia).