1987 Photo Contest, General News, Honorable mention

Robert Michael Pearce

John Fairfax & Son

29 September, 1986

Ian Cohen from the North Coast Peace Squad had slipped through numerous police boats and holds on to the bow of USS Destroyer Oldendorf. He held on until he became tired and was arrested by the police.

When the Australian navy celebrated its 75th anniversary, visiting war ships capable of carrying nuclear arms became the target of anti-nuclear protestors.

About the photographer

Robert Michael Pearce

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