General John Leonard announcing the official end of the war in Europe
Here we see General John Leonard, the commander of the 9th Armoured Division of the US 1st Army, in the square at Weiden announcing the official news of the end of the war. The picture was taken on 9 May, the day after the actual end of the fighting.
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (13 March 2020), General John Leonard announcing the official end of the war in Europe , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_general_leonard_announces_surrender.html