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Capitulation in Courland

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May 9th on the roads of Courland.

The house in Ezer where the unconditional surrender was signed.

Colonel-General Hilpert of Army Group Courland arrived at the HQ of the Leningrad Front after signing the unconditional surrender.

Front Commander Marshal of the Soviet Union comrade Govorov interrogates German General of the Mountain Forces Volckamer.

The Germans put down their arms, raised a white flag, and asked for surrender.

Representatives of the Red Army accept German military vehicles.




German ships in a Liepāja port.


"Report on military vehicles and possessions of the surrendered Courland group collected by elements of the 123rd Infantry Corps
  1. Germans
    1. Officers: 227
    2. NCOs: 1237
    3. Privates; 6125
  2. Lithuanians:
    1. Officers: 31
    2. NCOs: 184
    3. Privates: 1344
  3. Vlasovites: 329
  4. Poles: 210
  5. Local civilians aged 16 to 60: 2175
  6. Total: 1862
  7. Horses:
    1. Riding horses: 95
    2. Artillery horses: 311
    3. Draft horses: 702
  8. Armament:
    1. 210 mm guns: 1
    2. 155 mm guns (coastal): 3
    3. 150 mm guns: 1
    4. 105 mm guns: 3
    5. 75 mm guns (coastal): 11
    6. 20 mm AA guns: 37
    7. 37 mm AA guns: 3
    8. Mortars: 7
    9. Rifles: 4325
    10. Submachineguns: 193
    11. Machineguns: 151
    12. Flare guns: 3
    13. Gas masks: 245
    14. Pistols: 198
  9. Vehicles:
    1. Tanks: 0
    2. SPGs: 2
    3. Tractors: 45
    4. APCs: 9
    5. Passenger cars: 122
    6. Trucks: 376
    7. Special vehicles: 6
    8. Motorcycles: 28
    9. Fuel trucks: 4
    10. Draisines: 0
    11. Buses: 0
    12. Airplanes: 9
  10. Equipment:
    1. Filter: 1
    2. Electric generator: 3
    3. Lathes: 1
    4. Electric motors: 1
    5. Drill presses: 1
  11. Ammunition:
    1. Rifle rounds: 295,000
    2. Rifle rounds (Russian): 500,000
    3. 13 mm rounds: 1606
    4. 15 mm rounds: 0
    5. 20 mm rounds: 3560
    6. 50 mm mortar rounds: 1500
    7. 82 mm mortar rounds: 3500
    8. 120 mm mortar rounds: 5280
    9. 37 mm rounds: 3300
    10. 45 mm rounds: 780
    11. 75 mm rounds: 34867
    12. 105 mm rounds: 6068
    13. 155 mm rounds: 962
    14. 210 mm rounds: 3066"

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