WAR WITH JAPAN. MEMBERS OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR CABINET WATCH THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL (LORD GOWRIE) ...

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Accession Number 010690
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date made 9 December 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

WAR WITH JAPAN. MEMBERS OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR CABINET WATCH THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL (LORD GOWRIE) SIGNING THE PROCLAMATION WHICH DECLARES THAT A STATE OF WAR EXISTS WITH THE JAPANESE EMPIRE. FROM LEFT: THE MINISTER FOR THE ARMY (MR. FORDE), THE PRIME MINISTER (MR. CURTIN), THE SECRETARY OF THE PRIME MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT (MR. F. STRAHAN), AND LORD GOWRIE.