Signing of surrender documents by Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Hatazo Adachi, Commander of the ...

Unit 6 Australian Division
Places
Accession Number 019296
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Maker Unknown
Place made New Guinea, New Guinea: Cape Wom
Date made 13 September 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Signing of surrender documents by Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Hatazo Adachi, Commander of the Japanese 18th Army in New Guinea. After signing the unconditional surrender, Lt Gen Adachi is ordered to hand in his sword by the General Officer Commanding, 6th Division, Major General H. C. H. Robertson, at Wom Airstrip, New Guinea, and does so. NX9159 Major Douglas S Burrows OBE, Deputy Assistant Adjutant General (DAAG) 6th Dvision, stands at attention at rear.