Surrender of Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi

Surrender of Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi

This picture of the surrender of General Hatazo Adachi was taken by Geoffrey Cole, whose 14th Platoon, C Company, 2/7th Battalion, 17th Brigade (Australian) was one of the closest units when Adachi finally surrendered on 13 September 1945 at the end of the long New Guinea campaign.

Picture taken by Geoffrey Cole and provided by his son Phillip

14th Platoon, C Company, 2/7th Battalion, 17th Brigade (Australian)
14th Platoon, C Company, 2/7th Battalion, 17th Brigade (Australian)

Surrender of Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi
Surrender of Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi

Back of picture of surrender of Adachi
Back of picture of surrender of Adachi

Japanese Prisoners taken by the Australians, New Guinea
Japanese Prisoners taken by the Australians, New Guinea

 

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (7 June 2009), Surrender of Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_adachi_surrenders.html

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