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HMAS Diamantina (K377) surrender ceremony off Nauru Island
(Center) Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) Captain Hisayuki Soeda commander of the Japanese garrison on Nauru Island signs the instrument of surrender and his sword in the presence of Australian Army Brigadier John R. Stevenson commander 11th Infantry Brigade. (Note, AWM photo incorrectly captioned as 1945-09-31, sic 1945-09-13).
Credit: RAN via AWM 116560  Date: September 13, 1945
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