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The Army Museum

Print, Photographic


Accession number: 2020.0.14
Date: 1945
Materials: Paper
Measurements: 17.1 cm L x 23.8 cm W
Marks/Label: A typed note at the bottom reads "ALLIED OFFICIAL PHOTO: (MINISTRY OF INFORMATION) NO.FLM.1963 UNCONDITIONAL / SURRENDER OF GERMAN ARMED FORCES IN ITALY, APRIL 29TH RIGHT: ALLIED REPRESENTATIVE / INCLUDING WHITE-HAIRED GENERAL MORGAN, WATCH GERMAN AGENTS (LEFT) EXAMINE SURRENDER / DOCUMENT FLM.1963"
 A blue stamp on back reads "PHOTOGRAPH SUPPLIED BY / BRITISH MINISTRY OF INFORMATION / MIDDLE EAST"
Handwritten on back "Film.1963" and "DUPLICATE".
Subject: Second World War
Narrative: The British general officer is General William Morgan.
Description: A black and white photograph of two Germans examining surrender documents, watched by Allied troops, including a named British general, in Italy on April 29, 1945 with a descriptive, typed note at the bottom.