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

Summary:
Black and white photograph of Leo Sterne and an unknown male in uniform holding up newspaper headlines declaring end of World War II.
Description:
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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