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    Surrender of the Japapnese along with ceremony and liberation of prisoner camp

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Return to Singapore - Japanese Surrender is signed and Cheers Greet the Liberators


    ARMISTICE Japs surrender in Singapore. Jap envoy arriving onboard H.M.S. SUSSEX. Signing surrender. Ad. Holland signs for Allies. Troops enter Singapore. Lord Mountbatten arrives for official surrender. Japs general signs, Lord Louis signs;speech by...Union Jack hoisted.

    CONVOYS Shots of convoy arriving off Singapore to receive surreer.

    MOUNTBATTEN. LORD LOUIS & LADY Arriving at Singapore by air For signing of surrender of S. by Japs. Ceremony. Speech.

    NAVAL BRITISH. Rear Admiral Holland arriving on board H.M.S. Sussex off Singapore to receive surrender from Japs of Singapore. Surrender being signed.

    NURSES. Nurses in convoy arriving at Singapore to receive surrender, to ??? after P.O.W.S.

    PRISONERS OF WAR. P.O.W. camp liberated at Singapore. Men cheering. Being given fags. Shot of starved skeleton like P.O.W.s.

    SINGAPORE. Convoy arrives off S....Jap envoys board cruiser SUSSEX to sign surrender...signing...landing craft arriving at the two islands off naval base, troops landing. Troops of 5th. Indian Div. land at S. City deserted, Jap guards on duty. Japs clearing away barracades. Br. troops landing, marching through streets, cheering crowds. P.O.W. camp liberated, cheering men, being given fags. shots of starved skeleton like men. Lord Louis Mountbatten arriving by plane, for surrender ceremony. (w. Gen Slim.). Arriving at Municipal Building, inspects Guard of Honour. Surrender party arrives. Gen. Itagaki signing. Surrender mission being taken away to P.O.W. camp. Speech by Lord Louis. Union Jack hoisted.

    SLIM MAJOR GENERAL. Arriving at Singapore w. Lord Louis Mountbatten by plane for the surrender ceremony.

    Japan; Celebrations - Victory

    Holland, Sussex, treaty, pact, ship, ocean, Pacific, USA, United States of America, emaciated, POWS, Asia, Slim, Patton, Lord Louis, ceremony, parade, Singapore, Navy, Royal Navy, England, Britain, WWII, World War Two, World War II, Second World War, War, Allied, Allies
    Background: Surrender of the Japapnese along with ceremony and liberation of prisoner camp

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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