The Surrender of German Forces in Aachen: A Symbol of Allied Victory

The Fall of Aachen

Witness the historic surrender of German forces at Aachen, Germany. Experience the aerial view of Aachen as U.S. troops raise the American flag, marking the city's capture by the Allies. Watch as German soldiers surrender under a white flag and are taken as prisoners of war. See U.S. M3 Half-Track armored personnel carriers leading columns of German prisoners (POWs) out of Aachen to the rear lines.

Part of this Complete Newsreel Film

WWII Newsreels 1944 Issue #74: Uniting Fronts and Historic Triumphs

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