Kaiapit, New Guinea. 1943-09-22. The bound bodies of local natives inside a grass hut. It was ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae Markham River Area, Upper Markham River Area, Kaiapit
Accession Number 057507
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Stuckey, Norman Bradford
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Kaiapit, New Guinea. 1943-09-22. The bound bodies of local natives inside a grass hut. It was believed that the Japanese had been torturing these natives to gain information and killed them just before an attack on the area by the 2/6th Independent Company, AIF.