MOROTAI. 1945-09-09. LIEUTENANT GENERAL (LT GEN) FUSATARO TESHIMA, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, JAPANESE ...

Place Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Halmahera Island, Morotai Island
Accession Number 116719
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Wonnacott, W A H
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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MOROTAI. 1945-09-09. LIEUTENANT GENERAL (LT GEN) FUSATARO TESHIMA, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, JAPANESE SECOND ARMY, SURRENDERED TO GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCE, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA, IN A SURRENDER CEREMONY HELD AT 1 CORPS SPORTS GROUND. LT GEN TESHIMA WAS ACCOMPANIED BY CAPTAIN TOYIMA, WHO SIGNED FOR THE JAPANESE NAVY. SHOWN, LT GEN TESHIMA SIGNS THE INSTRUMENT OF SURRENDER.