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Photograph - Leo Sterne & Unknown Male Celebrating End of World War II, Melbourne, circa 1945 Image Reg. No: MM 132306

Black and white photograph of Leo Sterne and an unknown male in uniform holding up newspaper headlines declaring end of World War II.
Small black and white photograph.
Description Of Content:
Leo Sterne, on the left in the photograph, is holding up 'The Herald' newspaper with the headline 'Peace - World Hails Jap Surrender'. Another unknown man in a military uniform standing next to Leo Sterne is also holding up two newspapers. 'The Sun' newspaper heading reads ' War Ends In Europe' and the other newspaper heading reads 'Peace - Japan Accepts Surrender Terms'. There is a prickly pear plant in the background.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 86 mm (Height), 61 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: german communities, german immigration, world war ii 1939-1945, newspapers, australians at war, austrian immigration, japanese occupation
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: mementoes
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil: 'Leo on left'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1945
Person Depicted: Mr Leo Sterne, Austria, circa 1945

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