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ID number 017628
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Photographer Department of Information
Place made New Guinea
Date made 26 September 1944
Physical description Black & white

Description

Unidentified members of the guerilla force Oaktree being interviewed by an unidentified Netherlands, KNIL officer (left) as money is passed around from a wooden box with Japanese characters on the top. Over a two year period, this guerilla force raided and ambushed Japanese positions, pillaged supplies and destroyed ammunition dumps. They also killed 30 Japanese soldiers.