Image from the New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection in the U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. LC-USZ62-135308

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Gen. Dwight Eisenhower has an "impromptu conference" with generals George Patton, Omar Bradley, and Lt. Gen. Courtney Hodges, at an airfield in Germany on 28 March 1945. Adolf Hitler killed himself and Germany surrendered six weeks later.

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