Bill Downs, War Correspondent
May 4, 2015
1945. 70 Years Later: The Nazi Surrender to Montgomery
May 4, 1945: "This Is the Moment"
Seventy years ago today, on May 4, 1945, Bill Downs broadcast his eyewitness account of the Nazi surrender to Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery. The transcript was printed in the May 5 edition of
New York Times
, and can be
read in full here