FORMAL SURRENDER OF SECOND JAPANESE ARMY TO GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY, Australian Defence Force, Sir Thomas Blamey.

FORMAL SURRENDER OF SECOND JAPANESE ARMY TO GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY,

Commander-in-Chief, Australian Military Forces. Morotai, 9th September, 1945. Pictorial broadside, featuring 7 captioned photographic scenes (a long rectangular central scene surrounded by 6 smaller photographs of various personnel); 38.5 cm. x 37 cm.; five horizontal fold creases, and several holes caused by silverfish (mainly small, some affecting images and text), slightly soiled, light water stain to bottom left corner; on heavy backing sheet, glazed and framed; 1945. *The photographs show the signing of the Instrument of Surrender by General Sir Thomas Blamey, Lt. Gen. Teshima, and Captain Oyama, with other scenes of the ceremony, including the central panorama of Blamey reading the Instrument of Surrender. Item #096248

Price: $950.00

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