BALIKPAPAN AREA, BORNEO. 1945-09-03. A CONFERENCE WAS HELD AT JAPANESE HEADQUARTERS IN THE UPPER ...

Place Asia: Borneo, Balikpapan Area
Accession Number 114997
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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BALIKPAPAN AREA, BORNEO. 1945-09-03. A CONFERENCE WAS HELD AT JAPANESE HEADQUARTERS IN THE UPPER REACHES OF THE SEMOI RIVER BETWEEN CAPTAIN F. A. JACOBSEN, GENERAL STAFF OFFICER 3, HQ 7TH DIVISION AND REAR ADMIRAL NOMEJA, IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY AND HIS STAFF OFFICERS. THE OBJECT OF THE CONFERENCE WAS TO CONTACT THE JAPANESE FORCE COMMANDER TO ARRANGE ASSEMBLY AREAS AND METHODS OF SURRENDER OF ALL FORCES IN THE BALIKPAPAN AREA. SHOWN, THE LANDING CRAFT MECHANISED WHICH CARRIED THE CONFERENCE PARTY TO THE JAPANESE HEADQUARTERS PASSING A WRECKED JAPANESE BOAT IN THE RIVER.