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Wewak area, New Guinea, 1945-06-11. During the activities of 2/8 Infantry Battalion in the Wewak area, one of the Japanese killed was dressed in Australian jungle green uniform and using an Australian rifle. Shown is Pte W.R. Bassula pulling him out of a bush.
Cape Wom, Wewak, New Guinea, 1945-09-13. Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi, GOC XVIII Japanese Army, (1) surrendering his sword to Major General HCH Robertson, (2) GOC 6 Australian Division, during the surrender ceremony. (photographs by Sgt H. Halliday 63 Supply Platoon, presented by Army Newspaper Unit, Department of the Army. 1970-10-28)

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