|Unit||6 Australian Division|
|Object type||Black & white, Landscape|
|Physical description||Black & white, Landscape|
|Place made||New Guinea, New Guinea: Cape Wom|
|Date made||13 September 1945|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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Signing of surrender documents by Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Hatazo Adachi, Commander of the ...
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.