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 ...
ID number017628
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
MakerDepartment of Information
Place madeNew Guinea
Date made26 September 1944
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionUnidentified 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.