Following the unconditional surrender of the Wehrmacht which went into effect on 8 May 1945, some Wehrmacht units remained active, either independently (e.g. in Norway), or under Allied command as police forces. By the end of August 1945, these units had been dissolved, and a year later on 20 August 1946, the Allied Control Council declared the Wehrmacht as officially abolished
He gives the order of the Day : 'Full victory-nothing else !' to paratroopers in England, just before they board their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe.
Greenham Common Airfield in England about on June 5, 1944.
June 9, 1944, German soldiers are brought back this photo was taken in the sector of Taret Ravenoville. The coastal area between Utah and Quinéville was cleaned of June 7 to 13 men by the 22nd and 39th regiments.
External post defense on the hotel roof. Moscow, 1941
By October 13, 1941, the Wehrmacht had arrived at the Mozhaisk defense line. Zhukov decided to concentrate his forces at four critical points: Volokolamsk, Mozhaisk, Maloyaroslavets and Kaluga. The entire Soviet Western Front, almost completely destroyed after its encirclement near Vyazma, was being recreated from scratch.