An Australian soldier driving Japanese Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi to the Wom Airstrip, New Guinea for the formal New Guinea surrender ceremony, 13 Sep 1945

Caption   An Australian soldier driving Japanese Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi to the Wom Airstrip, New Guinea for the formal New Guinea surrender ceremony, 13 Sep 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseAustralian War Museum
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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1. Anne Stone says:
31 May 2016 05:26:49 PM

Is it possible to find out who the Australian soldier was driving the vehicle

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WW2-Era Place Name Wom, Wewak, Australian New Guinea
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