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HNL 1173: Jap Surrender - Envoys Meet Australians

20 August 1945 navies ship Fairmiles (phonetic) meets Japanese barge. Australian sailor looking through gun site, ground to air allied squadron flying overhead, crew on vessel. Japanese soldiers in barge, pulling alongside HMAS Lithgow, envoy standing in barge, Australian soldiers standing watching, envoy on board. Japanese soldiers searched . Commander Fowler and other officers talk to Japanese. Japanese messengers leaves on barge. HMAS Fairmiles (phonetic) follows (Patrol Boat). Australian flag naval flying. (20 August 1945) WWII
Access No. 42838 | 1 min 53 secs | 1940s | Bougainville, Solomon Islands | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |