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Item title: Instrument of surrender of Japanese forces in Korea
Title (romaji): Chôsen Nihongun kôfuku bunsho
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (EXDOC145)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial private records
AJRP series: AWM Japanese language material
AJRP sub-series: Miscellaneous Japanese language documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: EXDOC145
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series: Various
Item: EXDOC145
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 15 printed pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Instrument of surrender
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 9/9/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Names: ABE Nobuyuki, acting Governor General in Korea
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Seoul [Korea]
Content: This item is an instrument of surrender of the Japanese forces in Korea south of the 38th parallel, and consists of both Japanese and English versions prepared for the formal surrender of the Japanese forces on 9 September 1945 in Seoul. Only the English version bears the signatures of the representatives of US Army and Navy forces in Korea, Lieutenant General John R. Hodge and Vice Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid. Neither the Japanese nor English version was signed by the Japanese representatives.
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Last modified:07/23/2003 04:42:44 PM
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