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Japanese surrender ceremony aboard HMAS Swan (U74) off Namatanai

(Center) Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) General Ito commander of Japanese forces on New Ireland with his senior staff surrenders to (Left) Australian Army Major General K. W. Eather, commander 11th Division aboard HMAS Swan (U74). At the right is a sailor holding a gun pinted towards the Japanese.
Credit: R. F. Smalley via AWM 305708  Date: September 19, 1945

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