Roosevelt denied that negotiations on capitulation had taken place in Switzerland. Dulles, however, appears to have reached an oral agreement to protect SS General Wolff from prosecution at the Nuremberg trials by working out the details of the surrender.  Although Switzerland was neutral during World War II, Swiss secret service officer Max Waibel and school director Max Husmann organized the meetings.  Prime Minister Winston Churchill followed the discussion closely and said he believed the “misunderstandings” with the Soviets were resolved with Roosevelt`s death on April 12. Churchill called the negotiations a crossword operation, apparently because he found them enigmatic.   Despite warnings from other officials that he was violating the Casablanca Agreement, which required all agreements with members of the Axis powers to surrender unconditionally, Dulles supported Wolff, who was determined to end the war before the Communists reached Trieste.  We have listed all the clues in our database that match your search. There will also be a list of synonyms for your answer. Depending on the number of characters, synonyms have been arranged in such a way that they are easy to find. The effective capitulation in Italy was signed on 29 April 1945 and a cessation of hostilities was agreed on 2 May. Wolff justified his actions against Berlin officials by saying the deal preceded “a communist uprising” in northern Italy. Wolff and his officers were not interned at that time, but celebrated the decision at the Gestapo headquarters in Bolzano for several days with allied commanders.
The Americans regularly had to repel partisans who tried to seize the Germans.  Victory in Europe Day took place on 8 May. .