740.0011 E.W./5–745: Telegram

The United States Political Adviser for Germany (Murphy) to the Secretary of State

2460. SHAEF has informed Johnson that in view of developments reported in my 2429, May 7, 1 p.m.,16 it will not be necessary to send SHAEF mission to Stockholm.

  1. Not printed; it reported that the unconditional surrender of all German land, sea, and air forces in Europe to the Allied Expeditionary Force and to the Soviet High Command had been signed by a representative of the German High Command at 01:41 hours Central European Time, May 7, 1945 (740.00119 EW/5–745).