An unidentified Australian soldier lifts a young boy to view the inside of a Japanese Midget ...

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne
Accession Number P00455.014
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative acetate
Maker Herald Newspaper
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made c November 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

An unidentified Australian soldier lifts a young boy to view the inside of a Japanese Midget Submarine on display in the Exhibition Gardens in Melbourne, Victoria, while an unidentified Australian Naval rating looks in the conning tower hatch. The submarine took part in the unsuccessful attack in Sydney Harbour on the night of 31 May 1942.