20 May 1944.
The Normandy landings approaching. The bombings s & rsquo; intensifies, with the aim to slow down and disrupt German movements. The railways are a prime target…
One hundred British bombers aimed Mans rail yards, thirty minutes after this hell l & rsquo; is achieved. Three English aircraft destroyed and a dozen victims among civilians Le Mans.
The same side of the towers, but here c & rsquo; is the Americans who are s & rsquo; care of this important railway junction. L & rsquo; s goal is completely missed, so that the bombs fall on d & rsquo neighborhoods, homes…143 dead.
C & rsquo; is that too war…Many sacrifices unknown to the general freedom.
The capitulation of the & rsquo; German army was signed in France in Reims, exactly the 7 May 1945 at 2:41 am. This act recognizes the surrender unconditional surrenderthe German Reich and fixed the cessation of hostilities for 8 never to 23h01.
But Stalin angry does not recognize this capitulation, his enemy is German, the exigera que l & rsquo; acte summit therefore signé dans la capitale du Reich, ie Berlin and the Soviet-occupied zone.
A new signing of the act of surrender has taken place in Berlin on the evening of 8 May 1945, at 23 h 01 (hour & rsquo; Central Europe) precisely , which gives us the 9 May at 00 h 01, Moscow time, Given the jet lag.
The surrender of German troops has taken place the 9 May for Russians.
A Reims, headquarters SHAEF, the 7 May 1945 at exactly 2:41, Alfred Jodl marshal with him his aide Oxenius, and the Amiral Von Friedeburg sign the & rsquo; Act of capitulation sans condition of & rsquo; Germany makes her corrompus.