Finally on May 5th, German generals were summoned to Hotel De Wereld in the town of Wageningen and presented with the conditions of surrender by Canadian General Charles Foulkes, with HRH Prince Bernhard representing the Netherlands. GeneralCharles Foulkes, speaking on the fifth anniversary of the event:
A day before, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery had accepted the surrender in Germany of all German troops in Belgium, the Netherlands and northern Germany in the Lüneberger Heide. Montgomery spoke to the Dutch people in this broadcast on May 5, 1950:
U.S. General Omar Bradley speaking on May 5, 1950:
Six years later after the end of the war, a monument was unveiled on the square across from the Hotel where the Germans agreed to surrender. Speakers: Canadian Colonel Johnson and Professor Henricus Tendeloo, Chancelor Magnificus of the Wageningen University of Agricultural Sciences.