Ruins in Bavaria after World War II. Exteriors of a factory in Bavaria. Bomb damage to the factory. Mountains in background. Workers clean up rubble in the factory. German civilians read newspapers stuck on billboards.
German officials surrender in Germany at the end of World War II in Europe. Nazi Marshall Herman Goring surrenders in Bavaria, Germany where he is questioned by Allied newspaper men. German Field Marshal Albert Kesselring surrenders. German Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt arrives in a car to surrender. Former Governor General of Occupied Poland Hans Frank is captured by the Allies. Captured German officials are taken away in U.S. Army jeeps. Former Regent of Hungary Admiral Miklos Horthy speaks to a U.S. official after his capture. Captured Nazi officials lined up.
VE Day in Germany during World War 2. Soldiers of the U.S. Ninth Armored Division are seen leaving the the Schlörplatz in Weiden, Bavaria, where they assembled to hear the news, from their Commander, Major General John W. Leonard, that Germany had capitulated. Soldiers move their armor and equipment through the Town and others walk. They pass by a tree displaying numerous information and direction signs. Local citizens watch from sidewalks. (Note: Armored vehicles seen include M16 Halftrack, M4 Sherman Tank, and M36 Tank Destroyer.)
U.S. Army 12th Armored Division on the move in Dillingen, Germany during World War II. U.S. soldiers roll 500 pound bombs over the intact Danube River bridge at Dillingen in Bavaria Germany. U.S. medium tanks with soldiers loaded onto it as they cross the bridge at Dillingen.
The Dachau Concentration Camp in Bavaria, Germany. Prisoners mill the camp street. Numerous prisoners walk in the premises. Building in the background. Trees on either side of the street.
The Dachau Concentration Camp in Bavaria, Germany. U.S. soldiers and prisoners stand in front of the prison gate. A sign on the gate reads 'ARBEIT MACHT FREI'. The gates open and a car enter. Prisoners watch as a goods truck enters the prison gates. Machine guns mounted in guard towers. Prisoners move about in the camp.