Major General Maxwell Taylor pins medals on U.S. officers in Berchtesgaden, at end of World War 2, in Europe.
Berchtesgaden Germany Date:1945, May 17 Duration:2 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Decoration of U.S. army officers in Berchtesgaden, Germany, at the former Reichskanzlei in Staggass, a week after the end of World War II in Europe. U.S. Major General Maxwell D. Taylor pins DSC (Distinguished Service Cross), Legion of Merit, and Silver Stars on U.S. officers. U.S. soldiers stand in a formation on lawn. Field Marshal Keitel's house and "Sleeping Witch" mountain in the background. Infantry march along a road. Brigadier General Gerald J. Higgins being awarded the Silver Star and Colonel William Gilmore receives promotion to Brigadier General.
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