AUSTRALIA DECLARES WAR ON JAPAN. THE GOVERNOR GENERAL (LORD GOWRIE) READING THE PROCLAMATION ...

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Accession Number 010689
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original acetate
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date made 9 December 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

AUSTRALIA DECLARES WAR ON JAPAN. THE GOVERNOR GENERAL (LORD GOWRIE) READING THE PROCLAMATION ANNOUNCING THAT AUSTRALIA IS AT WAR WITH JAPAN. FROM LEFT: THE SECRETARY, PRIME MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT (MR. F. STRAHAN) THE MINISTER FOR THE ARMY (MR. FORDE), THE PRIME MINISTER (MR. CURTIN) AND LORD GOWRIE.