May 4, 2015

1945. 70 Years Later: The Nazi Surrender to Montgomery

May 4, 1945: "This Is the Moment"
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Seventy years ago today, on May 4, 1945, Bill Downs broadcast his eyewitness account of the Nazi surrender to Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery. The transcript was printed in the May 5 edition of The New York Times, and can be read in full here.