Aboriginal dancers at the commemoration of Matthias Ulungura
Northern Territory Government Photographer Slide Collection.; PictureNT; PictureNT
Aboriginal dancers at the ceremony to unveil the cairn to commemorate Matthias Ulungura. Plaque reads: "This memorial was erected by the Northern Territory Government in recognition of Matthias Ulungura 1921-1980 Who, unarmed, on 19th Feb. 1942 on Melville Island captured the first Japanese prisoner of war (a zero pilot) to be taken on Australian soil." Sitting under the canvas is Chief Minister, Ian Tuxworth and Leader of the Opposition, Bob Collins (yellow shirt to the right of cairn).
plaques; Aboriginal peoples (Australians); Matthias, Ursula, 1942-
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Library & Archives NT
Matthias Ulungura and the capture of Toyoshima Haijame / Paul A Rosenzweig. Sabretache : the journal of the Military Collectors Society of Australia. v.28 no.2, 1987: 10-14.