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PRISONERS OF WAR

PACIFIC FLEET ROLE

Australian Army Unit Will

Enter Japan

Rec. 12.30 p.m. SYDNEY, this day. An Australian Army unit will enter Japan with M t f, p Arthur's forces to look after the interests of freed P" soners ing to the British Commonwealth. This unit is already at Maniia awaiting transport. Australian shi l P s > | numhpr of which - are Wltn trie British Pacific Fleet, will take part in the triumphal entry of Allied vessels into T(&y9 r - rt The British Pacific Fleet as part of the Allied forces, have beaten Japan, will be vitally con cerned with the occupation pf Japa^ A Royal Navy spokesman in Sydney included * the Flfet^has^lread^left^an^Aa^sUAn »|«s;stop e wi;. = be Hongkong. ™ e e t , Comprising 12 units of the two escortthree aircr^ ft h % r " c fuiser and six carriers, one heavy cn load d destroyers. A mercy f for the with all cssential supp prisoner s immediate rehabilitation oi v of war will w hi be availRed Cross supplies war an d able for prisoners nese hands civilian internees ni reache d. as soon as th ®y fV , £2 00 000, which Relief stores worthi Southare at present held . suppleeast Asia Command. from Cairo, mented by shipments from

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PRISONERS OF WAR, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 193, 16 August 1945

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PRISONERS OF WAR Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 193, 16 August 1945

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