Air Marshal Tedder signs German surrender, Berlin
Here we see Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder signing the final German surrender in Berlin on 8 May 1945 (actually very early on 9 May but backdated), acting as the representive of General Eisenhower. He was chosen because Eisenhower technically outranked Marshal Zhukov who Stalin wanted to preside over the surrender ceremony.
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Rickard, J (11 April 2020), Air Marshal Tedder signs German surrender, Berlin , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_tedder_signs_surrender.html