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Jayforce soldiers, Hiroshima

New Zealand soldiers stand on submarines in Japan while serving as part of Jayforce
New Zealand soldiers stand on submarines in Japan while serving as part of Jayforce 1946, Photographer unknown, courtesy of Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand (War History Collection, J-0081)

Jayforce was New Zealand's contribution to the occupying force after Japan's surrender in World War II.

New Zealand remained closely allied with Britain and the US through much of the nuclear-arms race, which the Hiroshima bombing triggered.



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