Surrender Ceremony of the Japanese 2nd Army at Morotai, Halmahera Islands, Netherlands East Indies, 9 September 1945. A description of ceremony is followed by General Sir Thomas Blamey's speech.

Place Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Halmahera Island, Morotai Island
Accession Number S00137
Collection type Sound
Object type Speech
Physical description Disc 78rpm - Shellac
Maker Blamey, Thomas Albert
Layton, Ivan Edward
Australian Broadcasting Commission
Date made 19 June 1946
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

A description of the Morotai surrender ceremony by Captain Ivan Edward Layton, Staff Captain to General Sir Thomas Blamey. The description of the ceremony is followed by the Commander in Chief, Australian Military Forces, General Sir Thomas Blamey's speech which was addressed to Lieutenant General Fusataro Teshima at the ceremony.

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