An Australian soldier driving Japanese Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi to the Wom Airstrip, New Guinea for the formal New Guinea surrender ceremony, 13 Sep 1945Enterprise making 20 knots during post-overhaul trials, Puget Sound, 13 Sep 1945Japanese General Hatazo Adachi, circa 13 Sep 1945Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi symbolically surrendered his sword to Australian Major General H. C. H. Robertson at Wom Airstrip, New Guinea, 13 Sep 1945
An Australian soldier driving Japanese Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi to the Wom Airstrip, New Guinea for the formal New Guinea surrender ceremony, 13 Sep 1945Enterprise making 20 knots during post-overhaul trials, Puget Sound, 13 Sep 1945Japanese General Hatazo Adachi, circa 13 Sep 1945Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi symbolically surrendered his sword to Australian Major General H. C. H. Robertson at Wom Airstrip, New Guinea, 13 Sep 1945
US Army CCKW 2 1/2-ton 6x6 cargo truck carrying airfield support supplies exiting USS LST-475 beached at Yokohama, Japan, 13 Sep 1945; the ship was the first LST landing in Japan after surrender
US Army CCKW 2 1/2-ton 6x6 cargo truck carrying airfield support supplies exiting USS LST-475 beached at Yokohama, Japan, 13 Sep 1945; the ship was the first LST landing in Japan after surrender


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Thomas Dodd, late 1945