RABAUL AREA, NEW BRITAIN. 1945-09-13. CHINESE CIVILIANS, INTERNED BY THE JAPANESE AT A CAMP 15 ...

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Accession Number 096524
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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RABAUL AREA, NEW BRITAIN. 1945-09-13. CHINESE CIVILIANS, INTERNED BY THE JAPANESE AT A CAMP 15 MILES WEST OF RABAUL, WERE CONTACTED BY A PARTY OF AUSTRALIAN ARMY AND RED CROSS OFFICIALS SOON AFTER THE ARRIVAL AT RABAUL OF A FORCE FROM 4 INFANTRY BRIGADE TO OCCUPY THE AREA. PHOTOGRAPH SHOWS CHINESE BOYS UNLOADING RED CROSS STORES BROUGHT FROM RABAUL IN A JAPANESE TRUCK FOR DISTRIBUTION AMONG THE INTERNEES.