Australian Lieutenant General Vernon Sturdee, 13 Jul 1945Lieutenant General Hitoshi Imamura signing the surrender document aboard HMS Glory off Rabaul, New Britain, 6 Sep 1945; Vice Admiral Junichi Kusaka and Lieutenant General Vernon Sturdee were also presentLeaflets dropped by Royal New Zealand Air Force on Nauru and Ocean Island (now Banaba), 8 Sept 1945. The leaflets urge Japanese soldiers to stop fighting and surrender. Page 1 of 2.Leaflets dropped by Royal New Zealand Air Force on Nauru and Ocean Island (now Banaba), 8 Sept 1945. The leaflets urge Japanese soldiers to stop fighting and surrender. Page 2 of 2.
Australian Lieutenant General Vernon Sturdee, 13 Jul 1945Lieutenant General Hitoshi Imamura signing the surrender document aboard HMS Glory off Rabaul, New Britain, 6 Sep 1945; Vice Admiral Junichi Kusaka and Lieutenant General Vernon Sturdee were also presentLeaflets dropped by Royal New Zealand Air Force on Nauru and Ocean Island (now Banaba), 8 Sept 1945. The leaflets urge Japanese soldiers to stop fighting and surrender. Page 1 of 2.Leaflets dropped by Royal New Zealand Air Force on Nauru and Ocean Island (now Banaba), 8 Sept 1945. The leaflets urge Japanese soldiers to stop fighting and surrender. Page 2 of 2.
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