Australian War Memorial, Canberra. Mrs Matsue Matsuo (2) alongside the Japanese midget submarine. ...

Accession Number 135590
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative acetate
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date made 1 May 1968
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Australian War Memorial, Canberra. Mrs Matsue Matsuo (2) alongside the Japanese midget submarine. The submarine, comprising three sections, is built from the wreckage of two submarines destroyed during the Japanese raid on Sydney Harbour on 31st May 1942. Her son Lieutenant Keiu Matsuo, lost his life in one of the vessels during the attack. Identified personnel are Mr W R Lancaster , Director of the Australian War Memorial (1); Professor Tadakazu Matsumoto (4).