Iwo Jima Operation, 1945 Three Japanese soldiers, persuaded by a compatriot and American bullets, emerge from their hiding place to surrender. Taken on 5 April 1945, during "mopping up" operations by U.S. Army occupation forces on Iwo Jima.
Kanchanaburi, Thailand. January 1945. Kanchanaburi is fifty kilometres north of Nong Pladuk (also known as Non Pladuk), or 364 kilometres south of Thanbyuzayat. Prisoners of war line up in a meal queue at an attap canteen hut in the POW camp (commonly called Kanburi by the Australians). Many prisoners were brought here from Burma by the Japanese after the Burma-Thailand railway was completed. Note that most prisoners wear rubber clogs on their feet. Most clothing has been lost or worn out.