|Object type||Black & white|
|Physical description||Black & white|
|Place made||Borneo: Balikpapan|
|Date made||10 September 1945|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Surrender of all Japanese forces in the Balikpapan area, at the 2/1 Pioneer Battalion ...
Surrender of all Japanese forces in the Balikpapan area, at the 2/1 Pioneer Battalion Headquarters, Tempadoeng. The Japanese surrender party considering terms of surrender, are, from left to right: unknown Japanese staff officer; unknown Japanese staff officer; Rear Admiral Nomeja, Imperial Japanese Navy; Captain Yendo, staff officer. In the background can be seen the divisional war artist at work, and the tent lines.