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Jap[anese] Surrender

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains one newspaper clipping of a letter to the editor by A.C. Wright, titled ‘Bomb just in time for grateful Kiwi’. Also includes one printed article of, Pacific War Research Board, ‘The Day Man Lost’, (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1982), pp 170-171, 176-177. The article chronicles the Japanese surrender and the newspaper clippings gives insight of a New Zealand soldier’s perspective of it at the time. Subject matter date range is January to August, 1945.


  • Creation: Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the Tapuaka Heritage & Archive Collections - JC Beaglehole Reading Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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