May 7, 1945, American Signal Corps cameramen fillm history. The Defeat of German Nazi Forces. This photo was taken in the War Room of the Allied Supreme Headquarters. On General Jodl’s left is General Admiral Von Friedenburg of the German Navy, and on his right is Major Wilhelm Oxenius of the German general staff.
U.S. Navy Photographer's Mate 1st Class N.R. Hertel attached with the 196th Signal Photo Company holds his Bell & Howell 35mm Eyemo 71-Q motion picture camera and a Kodak 35 rangefinder camera around his neck. U.S. Navy and U.S. Army photographer's made up the 196th Signal Photo Company in 1943.