Lingkas, Tarakan, Netherlands East Indies, 1945-05-01. Happy soldiers of the 9th Australian ...

Accession Number P02334.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker US Navy
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

Lingkas, Tarakan, Netherlands East Indies, 1945-05-01. Happy soldiers of the 9th Australian Division raise the Australian flag on a bamboo pole on the first day of Operation Oboe One, the Division's successful attack and landing on Tarakan Island then occupied by Japanese forces. (Donor Dr Wootten)

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